This week's KDP newsletter touts Governor Beshear's accomplishments in early childhood education and economic relief.
Kentucky’s manufacturing sector lost 2,700 jobs in March 2009. Compared to March 2008, jobs in the sector plummeted by 36,900.
The number of jobs in the professional and business services sector has declined 4,700 employees since March 2008.
The information sector, which includes firms involved in publishing, Internet activities, data processing, broadcasting and news syndication, has lost 400 positions since March 2008.
Since March 2008, employment in the construction sector has plunged by 12,200 positions.
The government sector, which includes public education, public administration agencies and state-owned hospitals, has 4,000 fewer jobs compared to March 2008.