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Montana Unemployment Falls to 5.1 Percent

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from January.

 

Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy says total employment in the state jumped with 3,090 jobs in February.

 

Total employment includes payroll employment plus agricultural and self-employed workers.

 

Gov. Steve Bullock in a statement Friday says the state's economy continues to show strong growth and he looks forward to working with businesses to make sure the economy continues to grow.

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