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Report shows that half of US job growth over past year
« on: November 26, 2010, 12:44:26 AM »
was in Texas???

http://www.star-telegram.com/2010/10/28/2585867/report-shows-texas-a-main-engine.html

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The biggest decrease was in the information industry, including Internet service providers, Web search portals, publishing, broadcasting and telecommunications. The sector's employment dropped by 7.3 percent (14,600 jobs) to 186,200 jobs.


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Re: Report shows that half of US job growth over past year
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2010, 02:57:38 PM »
Go Lone Star. Does this mean that the US recovery is going to be based on rustlin' steers and shootin' queers?

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Re: Report shows that half of US job growth over past year
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2010, 05:39:06 PM »
I always remember there was someone from the DTI that said that Aberdeen was the entrepreneurial capital of the UK when a body called Beyond Bricks was first started.

Wasn't until someone realised that the State/City box had Aberdeen pre-selected and most people forgot to change it they realised their error.

But I can see a lot of the work heading to Texas, many of the people I know have relocated there because there is no affiliate tax.

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Re: Report shows that half of US job growth over past year
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2010, 12:08:16 AM »
Lower overall taxes, no income tax, and I hear good things about Austin girls.  I may need to pay a visit.

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Re: Report shows that half of US job growth over past year
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2010, 06:29:22 AM »
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Mining and logging, which includes oil and gas drilling, led in job creation with a 14.1 percent gain (27,900 jobs). The average number of active rigs increased from 379 in October 2009 to 688 this month, according to Hughes Tool Co.

Interesting... wonder why there's been such a jump in the oil/gas industry just down there?
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Re: Report shows that half of US job growth over past year
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2010, 04:30:37 PM »
I know in the past 10 years, many of the oil and gas companies in Kansas and Oklahoma and other areas moved all corporate jobs down to Houston.

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Re: Report shows that half of US job growth over past year
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2010, 01:05:12 AM »
Ooh. Maybe they can siphon some of the oil industry hacks out of Alaska too? *fingers crossed*
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