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Jobless dips echo locally
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MONROE - Green and Lafayette counties joined the continuing wave of Wisconsin counties sporting unemployment rates going down or holding steady in July 2013, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly report of estimated unemployment numbers, released Wednesday, Aug. 21, by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Rates decreased or remained the same in 68 of 72 counties from June to July 2013. The local counties were also among the 65 counties whose rates decreased or remained the same compared to July 2012.