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Arkansas unemployment dips to 7.3%

By The Associated Press

This article was published March 17, 2014 at 9:25 a.m.

Arkansas' unemployment declined one-tenth of a percentage point in January to 7.3 percent, down from 7.4 percent in December, according to U.S. Department of Labor statistics.

The state's civilian labor force rose in January by 700, with 2,400 more Arkansans employed and 1,700 fewer unemployed, the Department of Workforce Services said Monday.

Meanwhile, the U.S. unemployment rate also declined one-tenth of a percentage point, from 6.7 percent in December to 6.6 percent in January.

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LETSBEREALISTIC says... March 17, 2014 at 2:41 p.m.

With no thanks to the liberal Democrat Pryor who is supposed to be representing AR in the Senate but just seems to support the liberal left job killing Administration in their scorched earth assault on America.

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