14.1%.

“Michigan’s jobless rate hit 14.1 percent in May, a near-26 year high, according to data released today by the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth .

The U.S. unemployment rate rose by half a percentage point in May, to 9.4 percent.”

BTW, both UofM and MSU are going to raise fall tuition >5%. A college scholarship program for the state may be gutted. Also, this is the first unpaid furlough day for state employees.

Posted by Gwen Pearson

Writer. Nerd. Insect Evangelist. Have you heard the good news? BUGS!

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  1. I had friends from the Detroit area pass through for a visit this week. Tough times there (here too,also). Oy. :(

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