By Gillian Richards ~
Florida ranks fifth place for job recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an August Republican National Committee report. Pictured: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at a campaign stop for the Keep Florida Free Tour Aug. 24. (Photo: Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
The Republican National Committee released a report this Friday showing that Republican-led states have led the way in creating new jobs and lowering unemployment since the COVID-19 outbreak.
Using new Department of Labor data, the committee found that in August, 9 out of the 10 states leading the way in job recovery have a Republican governor. Republicans control the legislatures in all top 10 states.
“Republican-led states on average have recovered more than 107 percent of their lost jobs compared to 94 percent for Democrat-run states,” the report states.
Utah, which ranks first, has a Republican governor, Spencer Cox, and a Republican-majority…
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