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Fact check: California jobs

09/04/2014 7:04 PM

10/08/2014 12:17 PM

Brown’s claim: California has added more than 1.4 million jobs since 2011.

The truth: The economy has been improving since January 2011, the month Brown took office. The state Employment Development Department reported total non-farm jobs in July at about 15.5 million, more than 1 million jobs more than the 14.3 million in January 2011.

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