California Leads the Nation in Job Creation

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Critics may need to revisit California's reputation as the "job killer" state. New numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that California added more jobs between January 2014 and January 2015 than any other state. But California still has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. We'll look at what's working -- and what's not -- as far as job creation in the Golden State.


Kish Rajan, director of the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development

Jim Wunderman, president and CEO of the Bay Area Council, a regional business-sponsored public policy group

Susan Frank, director of the California Business Alliance for a Clean Economy

Stephen Levy, director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy

Dorothy Rothrock, president of government relations for the California Manufacturers and Technology Association