BUSINESS
08/16/2012 09:30 am ET Updated Oct 16, 2012

Scott Walker's Bad News

Wisconsin added nearly 37,500 private sector jobs between March 2011 and March 2012, though total job growth was only 1.1 percent because of government job losses, according to data released Thursday by Gov. Scott Walker's administration.

New quarterly numbers provided to The Associated Press bring the total number of private sector jobs created during the 12-month period to 37,464. But the number of lost government jobs was 9,364, which translates to an overall gain of 28,100 jobs.

Read more on Associated Press