LIES, DAMNED LIES, AND GOVERNMENT STATISTICS: All California’s 2023 Job Gains Were Fake. “The data since January 2024 has not yet been rebenched, which means that the figure includes the Early Benchmark Revision for these recent months are growing at the same rate as the official CES estimates. But one can be absolutely certain that once the next set of revisions come in, California will not have generated any actual job growth for the second year in a row. In fact, make that all of America.”