County Unemployment Rate Falls

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY – The county’s unemployment rate fell last month.

According to data released by the New York State Department of Labor Tuesday, the jobless rate fell 4.3% last month.

Those figures are down almost a whole percent from this time last month.

The stats remained higher than the statewide rate which stayed at 3.9%.

Officials said that April’s unemployment in all 62 counties was lower than they were last year at this time as well.

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