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Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged While Labor Force Reaches Record High

According to the Georgia Department of Labor, the state’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.4% in October. Notably, Georgia’s unemployment rate was five-tenths lower than the national unemployment rate. The state’s labor force set a new peak at 5,349,119, rising by 9,862 in October and by 116,549 over the past 12 months. The labor force …

Georgia GOP lawmakers steam ahead with new political maps, Dems predict collision with court review

Georgia Republican senators voted Tuesday in favor of a controversial congressional map after deflecting criticism that the redrawn districts unfairly target a Democratic congresswomen while also conflicting with a federal judge’s order directing the state to remedy voting rights violations against Black voters.