States Target Outsourcing of Jobs The backlash against the foreign outsourcing of U.S. jobs is growing in state legislatures around the country. Bills aimed at curbing the outflow of jobs have been introduced in at least 26 states. Most would require that state contracts go only to companies that certify the work will be done inside the U.S. Some researchers say legislators are over-reacting. NPR's John Ydstie reports.