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Economic Summaries:

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News Releases:

May
15

Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2016

From June 2016 to September 2016 gross job gains in private sector establishments in Louisiana totaled 105,759, while gross job losses numbered 102,408.

May
12

Consumer Price Index, Houston-Galveston-Brazoria – April 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Houston area rose 0.6 percent in January and February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.2 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — April 2017

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.3 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
04

Minimum Wage Workers in Oklahoma – 2016

Of the 894,000 workers paid hourly rates in Oklahoma in 2016, 13,000 earned exactly the prevailing federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, while 14,000 earned less.

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