It looks like a good year for job growth in the State.  An annual University of Michigan Economic Forecast, released today, expects steady growth here in the next couple of years.  The stats indicate the state will add some 130,000 jobs during that period and that's on top of the estimated 80,000 added this year and the 250,000 added since Governor Snyder took office.

That likely will be a big selling point for the governor when he announces his bid for reelection.  There's speculation that will happen early next year.  In fact, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has already said he plans to be on the campaign trail for many Republican governors in the coming year--mentioning Michigan specifically!  The best news of all from the U of M forecast is that the Ann Arbor economists believe the state will add enough jobs to return it to its pre-recession numbers and back onto the road of prosperity!  About time......