Here are the highlights of today's report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
- Unemployment dropped to 3.9%, the lowest rate since June 2008. Governor McAuliffe inherited a 5.4% unemployment rate when he replaced Republican Governor Bob McDonnell;
- Virginia has the second-lowest unemployment rate among major U.S. states; and,
- Initial unemployment insurance claims in 2016 were the lowest in 44 years
While Republicans continue to attack the Governor's proven record of job creation and economic growth, Virginia Democrats remain focused on expanding opportunity for all Virginians.