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Area jobless rate level despite gain

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The Capital Region’s unemployment rate was 6.8 percent last month, the same as November 2011 despite a net gain of 4,000 jobs over the same period, according to figures released today by the state Department of Labor. The Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan area did see a drop in unemployment from 7.2 percent in October, though. New York state saw its unemployment rate hold steady from November 2011 to November 2012 at 7.9 percent. Last month’s rate dropped ...

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December 27, 2012
8:11 p.m.

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Saratoga county, one of the states lowest unemployment rates. No coincidence that they also have one of the lowest tax rates. It's a pretty simple and logical equation. Low taxes equal grow and prosperity, high taxes equal stagnation and oppression. To bad the stupid politicians and big government neanderthals aren't smart enought to understand simple equations