Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office has staked a claim to auto job creation that counts her years in office and announcements about future projects.
Government data, however, shows her time in office so far has resulted in a net loss for an industry that is undergoing significant change with the emergence of electric vehicles. Time will tell if she indeed gets to the figure she’s trumpeting.
Factoring in net job change via U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, Michigan is down 1,600 jobs in April 2022 compared to Whitmer’s first term in 2019.The BLS records jobs in the past, and doesn’t include […]