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Bureau of Labor Statistics

How Impressive Is Rick Perry’s ‘Texas Miracle?’

Rick Perry has made much of the “Texas Miracle” of job growth, but it may not be as miraculous as it first appears. According to the New York Times, many of the jobs added during Perry’s time as governor pay only minimum wage. “Much of Texas’s recent growth is the result of adding low-wage jobs. […]

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