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Washington Unemployment Rate Hits Record Low of 4.6%
State added 1,200 new jobs in April; unemployment rate matches historic low reached in June 2007.
OLYMPIA Washingtons added 1,200 new jobs in April and the unemployment rate fell from 4.7 to 4.6 percent matching the states historic low for unemployment last reached in June 2007, according to the state Employment Security Department. While job growth was more subdued in April, Washingtons economy continues to trend positively, said Paul Turek, economist…