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Wisconsin Among Best in Nation in Economic Outlook

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This is big.

 
Not even two months ago, the mediaDemocrats, and liberals everywhere spoke with glee about Wisconsin being ranked 49th in six month economic forecast from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve bank.
 
But in the matter of just two months, the economic forecast for Wisconsin has taken a stunning trajectory up. 
 
First, the April numbers (released at the end of May) that were the topic of headlines and press releases were revised upward to rank Wisconsin at 40th. 
 
Then, the May numbers (released in June) saw Wisconsin jump to 20th.
 
And with new numbers out today for June, Wisconsin is now ranked 5thin new rankings among states on their six month economic outlook. For those keeping track, that's 40th, to 20th, to 5th in just a couple months.
 
And in another leading economic indicator, the coincidence index,Wisconsin ranks 2nd
 
"We know that employers want stability and while we can't control all the factors affecting job creation, this ranking is another sign that the work we are doing is improving the business climate in the state," said Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.
 
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