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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%.
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 reported the July Consumer Price Index showed inflation was flat at 0.0% over the last month on a seasonally adjusted basis, down from an increase of 1.3% in June.
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 528,000 in July and the unemployment rate decreased to 3.5%.
Today, Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA), Chairman of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), released the following statement after the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported its initial estimate of second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) contracting 0.9%.