Governor Mead: More Jobs Need to be Created Despite Falling Unemployment Numbers

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Despite falling unemployment numbers in the state, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says although pleased, he will continue to push the creation of more jobs in the future. The state unemployment rate for July was 5.8 percent. Mead says that there were a number of contributing factors that lead to every county in the state experiencing job growth throughout July.

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reports the
seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined from 5.9 percent in June to 5.8 percent in July. The national rate in July was 9.1 percent. Wyoming's statewide rate in July 2010 was 6.9 percent. Sheridan County's unemployment rate for July was 5.9 percent, which is down from June's 6.2 percent.

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