MIGOP Blasts Gretchen Whitmer For Lack Of Economic Progress As First-Time Jobless Claims Increase 72 Percent This Week

March 31 2022

“While Gretchen Whitmer spews falsehoods about Michigan’s economic state, it’s clear the numbers speak more truth than she does,” said Gustavo Portela, MIGOP Communications Director. “This week, Michigan saw a 72 percent increase in the number of first-time jobless claims, pointing to a floundering economy, not a thriving one. Gretchen Whitmer’s broken promises and repeated failures have left Michiganders off much worse than they were four years ago, and voters are ready to retire her once and for all at the ballot box this November.”

This corroborates with what we learned this morning from the U.S. Commerce Department about how Michigan’s economic growth is falling behind.

Read more about the data here.

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