Most states grow employment

Investor's Business Daily
May 2013
Investors Business Daily;5/20/2013, pA02
Payrolls expanded in 30 states last month, declined in 18 and D.C., and were flat in 2. Texas, N.Y. and Fla. led the gainers, while Wis. and Minn. saw the steepest declines. The unemployment rate fell in 40 states and D.C. last month, increased in 3 and were unchanged in 7. The highest rates were in Nev. (9.6%), Ill. (9.3%) and Miss. (9.1%). N.D. kept the lowest rate (3.3%).


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