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State unemployment continues to set record lows
Gov. Bill Haslam, shown during a visit to Bridgestone, says Tennessees low taxes have created a positive environment for business growth.
Tennessee officials better be using pencil when updating the unemployment record book.The state has set another new record when it comes to unemployment as the rate for August dropped to a new all-time low of 3.3 percent.On top of the new record low for statewide unemployment, the rate decreased in all 95 counties. It’s the third time this year Tennessee has seen unemployment drop in every county. The rates also dropped in all 95 counties in February and April.“To see a decrease in each and every county across Tennessee is quite an accomplishment and a sign of our state’s financial strength,” said Gov.