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Unemployment rate lowest in Vermont, highest in Alaska, July 2019 

August 22, 2019
In July 2019, unemployment rates in 14 states were significantly lower than the 3.7-percent rate for the United States as a whole, significantly higher in 8 states and the District of Columbia, and were not appreciably different from the national rate in 28 states. Full Text »
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