Congressman Joe Heck wants to put Nevadans back to work.
Nevada’s unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a point in January to seasonally adjusted 9.7 percent.
Annual adjustments to Nevada’s labor market show the state gained 18,100 in employment during 2012, up from the previous estimate of 9,300.
Finding the right job can be a challenge in Las Vegas, but there are a number of a job-searching options available.
Initial claims for jobless benefits in Nevada fell 13.5% in January compared with the same month a year ago.
The 2013 Nevada Legislature began discussing measures to curb the state’s unemployment problem just days into the session with a new student loans bill.
The Labor Department says weekly unemployment benefit applications dropped 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 330,000.
Phil Mickelson says he should have kept his opinions on taxes to himself.
Nevada’s unemployment has dropped to 10.2% in December. Officials with the state Department of Employment, Rehabilitation and Training say the number is down from 10.8% in November.
Nearly 25,000 Nevadans are being notified that their jobless benefits will be cut off after this week unless Congress acts by Tuesday to extend federal emergency unemployment compensation.