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Tennessee Unemployment Situation Improves in Nearly all Counties

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) today released the March 2018 unemployment rates for each county in Tennessee. The newest statistics highlighted improved rates during March for the majority of the state’s counties.

Eighty-two of Tennessee’s 95 counties experienced lower unemployment rates when compared to February 2018.

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Tennessee Unemployment Rate Remains Near Historic Lows, Holds Steady From February

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced the March 2018 statewide unemployment rate for Tennessee remained near historic lows and matched the revised rate from the previous month.

The preliminary, seasonally adjusted rate for March was 3.4 percent, which mirrored the revised rate for February and was nearly one percentage point less than the March 2017 rate of 4.2 percent.

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Tennessee County Unemployment Rates Improve Across State

 

February Rates Decrease or Remain the Same in Nearly All Tennessee Counties

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development today released the February 2018 unemployment rates for all Tennessee counties.  The latest statistics showed improved rates for the majority of the state’s counties during the month.

Montgomery County’s unemployment rate for February was 3.8 percent, down 0.2 percent from January’s 4.0 percent.

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Tennessee Statewide Unemployment Rate Remains Near Historic Low Levels

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today announced statewide unemployment remained near historic low levels in February with the preliminary rate at 3.4 percent.

February’s rate is up just 0.1 of a percentage point from January’s revised rate of 3.3 percent. Over the past 12 months, Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased a full percentage point from 4.4 percent to 3.4 percent and remains less than the national average of 4.1 percent.

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Tennessee Begins 2018 with County Unemployment Rates Lower than January 2017

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) have released county unemployment statistics for January 2018.  A vast majority of the state’s 95 counties continue to record unemployment rates under 5 percent and every county’s rate was lower than it was in January 2017.

Montgomery County’s unemployment rate was 4.0 percent, up 0.6 percent from December’s 3.4 percent.

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Tennessee Starts 2018 With Continued Low Unemployment

 

January 2018 Statewide Unemployment Rate is More Than a Percentage Point Lower than 2017

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announce that unemployment across Tennessee remained low at the start of 2018.

Data released today revealed the preliminary statewide unemployment rate for January 2018 was 3.3 percent, which matched the revised rate for December 2017.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam reflects on unprecedented successes in his final State of the State Address

 

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – This week’s action on Capitol Hill was highlighted by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s eighth and final State of the State Address where he talked about Tennessee’s unprecedented successes, his legislative priorities and his budget proposal to fund state government for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. 

Governor Haslam reflected on the past seven years, working with the General Assembly to create a strong commitment to jobs, education and conservative fiscal policy that has resulted in significant accomplishments.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam giving his last State of the State address (foreground). Behind him from left, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally, Speaker Pro Tempore of the Senate Ferrell Haile, Speaker of the House Beth Harwell, and Speaker Pro Tempore of the House Curtis Johnson.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam giving his last State of the State address (foreground). Behind him from left, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally, Speaker Pro Tempore of the Senate Ferrell Haile, Speaker of the House Beth Harwell, and Speaker Pro Tempore of the House Curtis Johnson.

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Tennessee Legislature kicks off Second Half of 110th General Assembly

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The Second Regular Session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly officially convened this week in Nashville, with lawmakers gathering to continue the work they were elected to perform by the people of Tennessee.

This kick off by the state legislature marks the 26th time that the General Assembly has met in a Second Regular Session, the first time being 1968 with the 85th General Assembly.

The practice of meeting every other year was proposed to be changed by the 1965 Limited Constitutional Convention, and was officially approved by voters on November 8th, 1966.

110th Tennessee General Assembly

110th Tennessee General Assembly

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Tennessee Continues To Record Historically Low Unemployment Rate

 

October Tennessee Statewide Unemployment Rate holds steady at record-breaking 3.0 percent

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips has announced that for the fifth month in a row, the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is lower than it has been in recorded history.

The state unemployment rate for October 2017 held steady at 3.0 percent, matching the historically low rate set in September.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Tennessee County Unemployment Rates Improve Across Much of the State

 

July 2017 Reflects a Positive Shift in 40 Tennessee Counties.

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Amid historic lows in statewide unemployment figures, Tennessee’s county unemployment rates for July 2017 showed improvement in a large number of counties, according to data released today by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

Forty of Tennessee’s 95 counties bettered their unemployment rates, compared to June 2017 and 31 counties saw no movement during the latest survey.

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