Ala has lost 8 of 12 Fortune 500 Companies

Last week, you took issue with the Unemployment Rate in Alabama, saying it was largely due to a large number of people leaving the workforce. If what you say is true, what is the reason for it?

True or not, the government says fewer Alabamians are actively involved in the workforce than they were four years ago. We have to take what Washington gives us at face value, because its data is better than what you or I could gather on our own. (Link to full article previously published on Saturday May 9th in the Montgomery Advertiser).

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