The Romney Administration--a Plague on Business?
There’s some bad news for the working people of Massachusetts in this morning’s papers.
First, the latest unemployment figures for the state are out and they’re discouraging. According to state officials, 700 more jobs were lost during the month of September. That’s on top the 4,500 jobs lost in August.
According to the Boston Globe business page, “employment in the past year has grown at about HALF the national rate.” (emphasis added). HALF!
The Globe also points out that Massachusetts is down 12,000 jobs since the Romney-Healey administration was installed.
Now, correct me if I’m wrong, but didn’t Gov. Romney, the “Jobs Governor,” run on a platform of attracting businesses and jobs to the state? Well, the Herald's business page has a story today that shows that instead of being the state’s “top salesman,” Romney is driving business out of the state. The owner of Medical Equipment Exchange, a small, high-growth company in Romney’s hometown of Belmont, has packed his bags and left town, headed for the Granite State. Seems the governor couldn’t do enough to keep his neighbor here….