8 States See Increases in Construction Jobs in January

Most of the United States experienced a busy month of construction in January. A press release from the Associated General Contractors says that despite harsh winter weather, construction jobs increased in January, 2014, as compared with January, 2013.  Kansas topped the list for job creation, with a 10.7 percent hike, or 5,900 new jobs. Ken Simonson, the association’s chief economist said the figures are particularly robust. Which states lost construction jobs in January? That list includes Wyoming, New Hampshire, and Indiana.

 

http://www.agc.org/cs/news_media/press_room/press_release?pressrelease.id=1513

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