Hardly Workin'

New Mexico's job-creation hesitancy

On Friday, at 8:00 a.m., New Mexico will receive its employment report card for October.

Expect to be underwhelmed.

In September, the Land of Enchantment’s jobless rate was 6.9 percent. Only New York, New Jersey, California, and Nevada fared worse.

New Mexico was, of course, its region’s basement-dweller. Utah (2.4 percent) and Oklahoma (3.0 percent) enjo…

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