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April 20, 2017

State jobless rate drops to 4.7%

OLYMPIA (AP) — Washington state's unemployment rate is the lowest it's been in nearly 10 years, dropping to 4.7 percent last month.

The latest numbers released by the Employment Security Department Wednesday show that March's rate dropped from February's rate of 4.9 percent. March's rate is the lowest the state has seen since August 2007.


 
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