D.C. Wire: unemployment


Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 08/21/2009

D.C. Unemployment Declines Slightly

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's administration announced today that the District's unemployment rate nudged slightly lower in July, largely due to an uptick in hiring at federal and local government agencies. The July unemployment rate was 10.6 percent, down from 10.9 percent in June. The District continues to outpace the national...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:26 AM ET, 08/21/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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