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Congressman Pushes Legislation To Clarify Actual Unemployment Rate

Congressman Pushes Legislation To Clarify Actual Unemployment Rate

Rep. Duncan Hunter II (R-CA) is pushing legislation requiring the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which has claimed the current unemployment rate at 8.1 percent, to broaden its definition for the unemployment rate to include those no longer looking for work, which would put last month’s rate at 9.8 percent.

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