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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published March 25, 2011

STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR MARTIN O’MALLEY ON THE GAIN OF 8,100 JOBS IN FEBRUARY



ANNAPOLIS, MD (March 25, 2011) – Governor Martin O’Malley issued this statement today following the announcement that Maryland employers added 8,100 jobs in February, a rate of job growth that is triple the national average and marking the second consecutive month of falling unemployment rate:

“February’s jobs report shows that Maryland employers continue to outperform the rest of the nation, and that we are uniquely positioned to transition into this new economy more quickly than other states.

“Maryland employers added 8,100 jobs last month, tripled the national rate of job growth, and for the second straight month drove down the rate of unemployment. Together, we are moving forward by making the right choices and the right investments to create jobs through innovation.”

Details of the report can be found here.