Virginia's Jobless Rate Falls to Lowest Since October 2008Virginia's jobless rate fell to 4.8 percent in December, marking the state's lowest unemployment rate since October 2008, state and federal officials said Tuesday.
Va.'s Jobless Rate Rises to 5.6 Pct in AugustThe Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate rose to 5.6 percent in August.
Va. Jobless Rate Steady in September, October The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate remained steady in October after falling in September.
Va. Jobless Rate Dipped to 4-Year Low in Dec., D.C.'s Rose SlightlyVirginia's unemployment rate dipped in December to 5.5 percent, the lowest jobless number in four years.
Romney: 8.3 Percent Jobless Rate 'Hammer Blow' To Middle-Class FamiliesPresident Barack Obama got new figures Friday to buttress his argument that he's presiding over steady, if slow, economic growth. But the government's report that the overall rate of unemployment actually crept up to 8.3 percent allows Republican rival Mitt Romney to keep pressure on Obama to defend his record.