By: Mike Springer
May 3, 2013
Moultrie, GA - According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers added 165,000 workers for the month of April. Unemployment also dropped slightly. According to the Bureau of Labor, unemployment fell from 7.6 percent in March to 7.5 percent in April. It's the lowest unemployment rate since December 2008.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal says he feels his state's economy is on the way up.
"We feel like we are headed the right way. It's not coming as fast as some people might want it to come, but we are faring much better than many other states in this country," said Deal.
The report also showed revisions to the February and March's job growth numbers. February's was revised to 332,000 from 268,000. March's went from 88,000 to 138,000.