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Chautauqua County unemployment rate decreases

May 13, 2013

The unemployment rate in Chau-tauqua County fell by .8 percent in March, and is now lower than it was last year. The unemployment rate was 8.8 percent in the county last month. That is ....

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PhilJulian

May-13-13 4:06 PM

The county unemployment rate is still 20% higher than the national rate. We will not see growth and prosperity in the county until the size and cost of government is substantially reduced.

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PerfectPooch

May-13-13 11:28 AM

Is this referring to job creation, or just that people are no longer claiming? Like their benefits finally ran out?

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reader77

May-13-13 8:18 AM

where was the increase to offset the decrease from businesses closing and/ or moving out ?

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commentor

May-13-13 8:10 AM

Anyone getting excited over this, which is probably not accurate, is in denial or just plain dumb.

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Dcronlg

May-13-13 7:28 AM

Nice percentage numbers being passed around in the article, but for this county what are the actual numbers, the actual headcounts?

Its not a big number for a count that is less than 1% of the state's population...

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judeye

May-13-13 6:49 AM

Unemployment coming down. Stock market going up. Let us hope these are signs of a real economic recovery.

Now if we only could get Congress to pass the Jobs Bill....

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