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Statement from JEC Vice Chair Klobuchar on June 2013 Employment Report

Jul 05 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Vice Chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), released the following statement on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ June 2013 jobs report showing that 195,000 total nonfarm jobs were added and the unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent:

“With June marking the 40th straight month of private sector job growth, these numbers show our economy is continuing to move forward. We still have work to do, and I will continue to promote policies that advance our economy and give businesses the certainty they need to grow and thrive."


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