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Joint Economic Committee Democrats Chairman - Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA)

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Today, Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA), Chairman of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), released the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that nonfarm payroll employment increased by 315,000 in August, labor force participation increased to 62.4%, and the unemployment rate increased to 3.7%.