Gallup’s Jobs Creation Index released a ranking Jan. 27 of states, based on workers’ reports of hiring activity at their place of unemployment.
Based on those reports, Illinois ranks 31st, lower than eight of its neighboring states. Wisconsin ranks 9th, Michigan ranks 12th, Ohio ranks 13th, Indiana ranks 17th, Tennessee ranks 20th, Missouri ranks 22nd, Iowa ranks 25th, and Kentucky ranks 26th.
According to the report, Minnesota ranks 1st and Alaska ranks 50th.
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