RNC - Obama Can’t Change The State Unemployment Crisis

In case you missed these New Hampshire specific facts from the RNC research memo today, things have only gotten worse in the Granite State since President Obama took office. Granite Staters want a real recoverynot four more years of President Obama’s same failed policies.


Jobs: Since Obama Took Office, New Hampshire Has Lost 14,000 Jobs And The Unemployment Rate Has Increased From 5.2 Percent To 5.7 Percent. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/23/12)

  • In August, New Hampshire's Unemployment Rate Increased From 5.4 Percent To 5.7 Percent As The State Lost 600 Jobs. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/23/12)

Unemployment: New Hampshire Has 41,867 Unemployed Seeking Work. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/23/12)

  • There Are As Many Unemployed People In All Of New Hampshire As There Are People In Concord, NH . (U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 9/23/12)

Median Household Income: Under Obama, The Median Household Income In New Hampshire Has Declined From $66,583 To $62,647. (U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 9/21/12)

Food Stamps: Since Obama Took Office, The Number Of People In New Hampshire Receiving Food Stamps Has Increased By 60 Percent. ("Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program: Number Of Persons Participating ," Food Research And Action Center, Accessed 8/10/12; "Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program: Number Of Persons Participating," USDA Food And Nutrition Service , Accessed 8/30/12)

Poverty: Under Obama, 15,557 New Hampshire Residents Have Fallen Into Poverty. ("Poverty: 2007 And 2008," U.S. Census Bureau, 10/11; "Poverty: 2010 And 2011," U.S. Census Bureau, 9/12)