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Christopher S. Rugaber

Washington, D.C.
Employment and Economy Reporter — Associated Press
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@ChrisRugaber — 3,310 followers, 5,828 tweets

Jul 21, 2017

@De_Facto9 Yes, on national level you can get all kinds of cuts - 16-65, 25-44, etc. Assume some of that is available on state level.

Jul 21, 2017

@cornered If you're still looking you'd be counted as unemployed, though some stop the job hunt and are no longer counted.

Jul 21, 2017

@De_Facto9 That's all adults 16+; it at least partly reflects population loss- with unemployed leaving, lowering rate in some states; raising others

Jul 21, 2017

Tight job market: Unemployment rates fall below 4 pct. in nearly half US states 

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