October 2014
September Unemployment Rates Little Changed in Michigan's Regional Labor Markets Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in September were mixed and little changed in the state's 17 major labor market regions, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.
2014 State Christmas Tree Hails from KingsfordA 63-foot blue spruce from the city of Kingsford has been chosen as the state's 29th Christmas tree. "We scoured the entire state and have found the perfect tree for this year's 30th annual Silver Bells in the City celebration," said DTMB Director and state CIO David Behen. "It will be a great sight for all Michiganders when all the hard work pays off with the annual tree lighting celebration in downtown Lansing."
Michigan's September Unemployment Rate DeclinesMichigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September dipped over the month by two-tenths of a percentage point to 7.2 percent, according to data released today by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget (DTMB).

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