Category Archives: Friday Chart

Friday Chart(s): Economy contracts, slow growth persists. Does it matter?

THE Bureau of Economic Analysis released its second estimate of economic growth in the U.S. for the first quarter, revealing that GDP was down 1%.  This latest release comports with the anemic economic recovery as well as the decade and a half of tepid economic growth: And of course, most of the responses both to […]

[Updated] Friday Chart: Employment Growth by Governor

THE below graph is an index of employment growth for Maine’s current and previous four governors through their first 39 months in office. (click image to enlarge)  ****In response to some comments I read on Friday, here is a graph indexing employment growth by governor through their first 39 months in office (I haven’t had […]