JOB CREATION: Research Group Ranks Iowa 35th
This year could be a tough year for unemployed Iowans. Pew Charitable Trusts ranks Iowa 35th in the country for job creation this year. The public policy research group predicts the state will add 21,000 jobs, a 1.4-percent increase. North Dakota is projected to have the largest percentage job growth in the country at 3.5-percent.