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Montana Reaches 24th Consecutive Month of Unemployment Below 3%

Governor Greg Gianforte announced last week Montana reached its 24th consecutive month of unemployment below 3%. Prior to the governor taking office, Montana’s unemployment rate had fallen below 3% only three times since record-keeping began 50 years ago.

“Montana has seen two straight years of unemployment below 3%, shattering previous records,” Gov. Gianforte said. “With hardworking Montanans in mind, we’ll continue to cut red tape, lower taxes, and invest in a stronger workforce to make Montana an even better place to live, work, start a business, and raise a family.”

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