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June 20, 2014 11:16 AM

Issac Bailey blog: Does S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley deserve credit for the state’s rapid drop in the unemployment rate?

The unemployment rate fell in 20 states last month while remaining flat from the month before along the Grand Strand and in South Carolina. But the state has seen a rapid decline in the overall jobless rate over the past several months, dropping it below the national rate by a full percentage point. Before the recession, the state’s jobless rate was higher than the national average.

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