Gov. Sam Brownback ranks No. 25 among governors for jobs created in their states since they’ve been in office, the Wichita Business Journal reported. The rankings were based on private-sector employment, which has increased about 4 percent since Brownback took office in 2011. It’s debatable how much influence governors have on job creation. Several of the states leading in job creation, including No. 1 North Dakota and No. 2 Texas, are benefiting from a boom in energy production.
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