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O’Malley Reflects on Job Creation in His Five Years

January 2nd, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Reflecting on nearly 5 years in office, Governor Martin O’Malley  said that Maryland has recovered nearly 43% of the jobs lost in the recession of 2005, noting that neighboring Virginia has only recovered 37%. O'Malley, addressing the media for the final time in 2011 at a press conference, said that lawmakers in 2012 will have to maek tough choices this year- with serious consideration having to be given to tax hikes- including the gas tax and the flush tax. Noting that the General Assembly has  already cut $6.8-billion in spending over the last four year- he says that now is the time to create some new revenues streams in order to invest in badly needed infrastructure projects. That public investment, he says, will lead to private sector jobs…





One Response to “O’Malley Reflects on Job Creation in His Five Years”

  1. December 31, 2011 at 8:54 am, Patrick said:

    Obama has created all of the jobs by increasing federal employment in Montgomery and PG county. O’Malley is so dissembling.

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