Small firms created all of the net new jobs in Pennsylvania from 2004 to 2005, the most recent data available, according to new Department of Commerce figures. By comparison, firms with more than 500 employees in the state reported 40,994 jobs lost during that same period, according to the report.
So how come Gov. Ed Rendell travels around the state presenting corporate welfare checks to big companies when they don't create jobs?
Ask the hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvania residents on the unemployment line if they agree with Rendell's policy of rewarding corporate fat-cats and campaign contributors with taxpayer dollars.
Small Firms Create All Net New Jobs in Pennsylvania, Study Shows