Richardson Campaign Press Release - Governor Bill Richardson Announces Record Low Unemployment Rate in New Mexico
SANTA FE – Governor Bill Richardson today announced that New Mexico has hit an all time record low unemployment rate. In June the unemployment rate fell to 3.2 percent. The previous record of 3.5 percent was set in February 2007.
"Another drop in our unemployment rate means our policies are helping put more New Mexicans to work," said Governor Bill Richardson. "By keeping our taxes low, by providing incentives to attract high-wage jobs, and by building a better skilled workforce New Mexico's economy continues to grow and our unemployment rate continues to drop."
The national unemployment rate is 4.5 percent.
Bill Richardson, Richardson Campaign Press Release - Governor Bill Richardson Announces Record Low Unemployment Rate in New Mexico Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/295211