Saturday, March 16, 2019
Kansas City Unemployment Rising But The Government Is Still Hiring
Reality check on the local economy that's a bit more low-key than partisan hacks from either side presume.
MARC: Kansas City Starts 2019 at 1.1 Million Jobs
Money line . . .
"According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Kansas City MSA added 13,500 jobs over the 12 months ending in January. The top growth sectors were education/health care, government (mostly local government), professional business services and manufacturing.
Our regional unemployment rate climbed to 3.8 percent in January, up from 3.1 percent in December."
Developing . . .