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Kansas Employment Situation, July 2021

Kansas Employment Situation, July 2021

In Kansas for July 2021, the labor force rose, the number of people working rose, and the unemployment rate rose, all compared to the previous month. Data released today from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, part of the United States Department of Labor, shows a mostly improving employment picture in Kansas for July 2021 when compared to the previous month. The unemployment rate rose slightly, but the number of jobs rose more than in April or May. (more…)
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Kansas tax revenue, June 2021

Kansas tax revenue, June 2021

For June 2021, Kansas tax revenue was 14.8 percent greater than June 2020. Over the twelve months of the current fiscal year, revenue is 26.4 percent higher than at the same point of the previous year. There are important caveats to consider. (more…)
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