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No Change in Indiana Unemployment Rate for February

 3/22/2019 |  Views:295 |  Posted by: Ron Gifford |  Reading Time:  |  Article Tags: 
No Change in Indiana Unemployment Rate for February

The February unemployment rate for Indiana is unchanged at 3.5%, the same as the January report, and lower than the national rate for the month of 3.8%.  An additional 7,997 jobs were added in the month.  Indiana continues to be lower than each of the four contiguous states, with Michigan at 4.0%, Kentucky at 4.1%, Illinois at 4.3%, and Ohio at 4.6%.

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Ron Gifford has worked for the Foundation as Special Projects Coordinator since 2008 after a law career of 32 years. In addition to his duties for the Foundation, Mr. Gifford serves as Director of the Starke County Initiative for Lifelong Learning (SCILL) and as a Business Advisor for the Indiana Small Business Development Center, serving businesses and entrepreneurs in both Starke and Pulaski Counties.