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Harrisburg-Carlisle Area Unemployment Stays Steady Per New Report

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As released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics report last month, Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, dropped slightly from 3.9 percent in November to 3.8 percent Per New Report. Not seasonally adjusted, the unemployment rate rose from 3.4 percent in November to 3.5 percent Per New Report. 

Locally, according to a newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on February 1, the Harrisburg-Carlisle metropolitan area unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) stayed steady at 2.8 percent Per New Report, well below the state and national average. 

The stagnation in unemployment is nothing to be concerned about yet as it is may just be the natural fluctuation of the economy. Data in the coming months will tell more. 

GOP backs voting by mail, yet turns to courts to restrict it in battleground states

“We can’t play catch up. We can’t start from behind. We can’t let Dems get a big head start and think we’re going to win it all on Election Day,” Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel said in November on a conference call aimed at promoting the group’s Bank Your Vote initiative to encourage early and mail voting. “Things happen on Election Day.”