Red States Are Winning the Post-Pandemic Economy

Posted on AllSides July 5th, 2022
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Economy and Jobs, Red States, Life After Coronavirus
MIKE FENDER FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

The pandemic has changed the geography of the American economy.

By many measures, red states—those that lean Republican—have recovered faster economically than Democratic-leaning blue ones, with workers and employers moving from the coasts to the middle of the country and Florida.

Since February 2020, the month before the pandemic began, the share of all U.S. jobs located in red states has grown by more than half a percentage point, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the Brookings Institution think tank. Red states have added 341,000 jobs over...

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