Blue states suffer worst pandemic unemployment
These states tend to have the toughest restrictions on economic activity.
(From The Washington Examiner)
California had a jobless rate of 11.4%. New York and New Jersey, the two states hit hardest by the pandemic and associated government restrictions, had unemployment rates of 12.5% and 10.9%, respectively.
Meanwhile, red states Texas, Georgia, and Montana had lower jobless rates of 6.8%, 5.6%, and 5.6%, respectively.
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