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Press Release

For Immediate Release
April 15, 2014

Contact:
Communications Office
(603)271-2121

Governor Hassan Statement on March Unemployment Rate

CONCORD - Following today's announcement that New Hampshire's unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in March, Governor Maggie Hassan issued the following statement:

"Today's announcement that participation in the labor force continued to increase while New Hampshire's unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in March, more than two points below the national average, is another encouraging sign that our economy is continuing to strengthen, allowing businesses to grow and create jobs. To keep our economy moving forward, we must remain committed to addressing our challenges by working together on bipartisan solutions in order to strengthen the middle class, support job-creating businesses and encourage innovative economic growth that will allow all of our people to share in our success and prosperity."