State House Sound Bites

Capitol reporter Katie Meyer covers Pennsylvania politics and issues at the Pennsylvania state capitol.

The State House Sound Bites Podcast is now called State of the State and is a part of PA Post, a digital-first, citizen-focused news organization to hold Pennsylvania’s government accountable to its citizens.

FILE PHOTO: In this March 7, 2019, file photo visitors to the Pittsburgh veterans job fair meet with recruiters at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

(Harrisburg) — Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate has been on the decline over the last year–hitting its lowest-recorded level ever in March.

But the picture is a little different when looking at individual areas across the state.

Overall, the commonwealth’s unemployment rate is 3.8 percent.

But rates can

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