The Illinois Department of Employment Security has its latest monthly employment report out.

Monthly figures bounce around a lot and aren’t terribly important. But here’s the real eye-catcher:

Government added more jobs than any other sector — 14,800 over the last twelve months.

The closest sector was manufacturing, which has had a nice rebound, adding 12,800 jobs. No other sector is even close. Here are the details from the report. That number is highlighted in the bottom row:

Problem? What problem?

Mark Glennon is founder and Executive Editor of Wirepoints.

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2 years ago

Last thing we need is more government employees.

2 years ago

Zombie State. The pols are eating our brains, sucking them out through our wallets. Leave now before they build a wall to keep us in.