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Boehner on the November 2013 Unemployment Report

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement today regarding the Department of Labor’s unemployment report for November 2013: “Today’s report includes positive signs that should discourage calls for more emergency government ‘stimulus.’ Instead, what our economy needs is more pro-growth solutions that get government out of the way. That’s why the House...
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Hoyer Statement on October Jobs Report

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for October: “Our economic recovery continues to move forward, as the monthly jobs report for October shows. With an increase of 212,000 private sector jobs last month, our economy is putting Americans back...
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Boehner on September 2013 Unemployment Report

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement today regarding the Department of Labor’s unemployment report for September 2013: “Today’s report shows the president has more than a troubled website to fix – he has a troubled economy, weakened by years of failed ‘stimulus’ policies and excessive red tape. Add the higher costs...
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Hoyer Statement on September Jobs Report

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for September: “Today’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which shows that our economy added 126,000 private sector jobs in September and that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.2%, confirms that...
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Hoyer on August Jobs Report

“The jobs report for August continues to show the underlying strength of our economy and the progress of our recovery. With 152,000 private sector jobs added last month and the unemployment rate falling to 7.3%, we are seeing an economy with the potential for robust growth. However, with the budget sequester and continued uncertainty...
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Hoyer Statement on July Jobs Report

“This morning’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that our economy added 161,000 private sector jobs in July and that the unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level since 2008 is encouraging news. Our economy continues to add jobs, but Congress must do more to achieve the level of growth necessary to put...
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Hoyer Statement on May Jobs Report

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for May: “It is clear from this morning’s employment report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics that Congress must act to end the uncertainty caused by a lack of a clear direction in...
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Speaker Boehner on February Jobs Report

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement regarding the Department of Labor’s unemployment report for February 2013: “Any job creation is positive news, but the fact is unemployment in America is still way above the levels the Obama White House projected when the trillion-dollar stimulus spending bill was enacted, and the federal...
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Hoyer Statement on February Jobs Report

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for February: “Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics signals the strength of our economic recovery, even in the face of uncertainty produced by Congress. With 246,000 private sector jobs created in...
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Boehner on January Jobs Report

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement regarding the Department of Labor’s unemployment report for January 2013: “This is the wrong time for President Obama to scrap his jobs council and delay his budget. Month after month we see the same thing: high unemployment and even more debt. More than 12 million...
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Hoyer on Jobs Report

“The jobs report released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics tells us what we already know: our recovery continues, but there is more Congress must do to help the private sector create job opportunities. With 166,000 private sector jobs added in January, more Americans are getting back to work. Yet too much...
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Boehner: Too Many Are Still Out of Work, Government Has Too Much Debt

Boehner: Too Many Are Still Out of Work, Government Has Too Much Debt

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement this morning in response to the latest unemployment report from the U.S. Department of Labor: “Too many Americans are still out of work and Washington has too much debt. Our oversized and overspent federal government is a drag on economic growth and job creation, and...
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Statement from Gov. O’Malley on November Jobs Report

Statement from Gov. O’Malley on November Jobs Report

Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of preliminary employment data for the month of November: “While November’s preliminary jobs report is disappointing, on the year, there are several positive indicators that point in one direction: forward. Over the last 12 months, Maryland’s businesses have created...
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O’Donnell Statement on October Employment Report

O’Donnell Statement on October Employment Report

“The October Employment Report shows a very discouraging increase in the unemployment rate. Career tax-and-spend politicians who do not understand the private sector will never implement policies that create enough jobs to get this economy moving. “The bigger threats to job creation in our area are the looming cuts to defense spending which may...
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November Jobs Report

November Jobs Report

Governor Martin O’Malley has released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of preliminary employment data for the month of November.  The report shows that Maryland’s unemployment rate improved 0.3 percentage points in November to 6.9 percent – 1.7 percentage points below the national average. Maryland employers added 2,000 jobs in...
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October Jobs Report

Governor Martin O’Malley recently issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of preliminary employment data for the month of October. The report shows that Maryland employers added 3,100 jobs. Maryland’s unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percentage points to 7.2 percent, and is 20 percent below the national rate of 9 percent. “Our...
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