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API report details workforce participation challenges, proposes solutions

The Alabama Policy Institute did a deep dive into Alabama’s workforce participation numbers.

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Justin Bogie: Medicaid expansion risks still outweigh the ‘rewards’

Medicaid expansion was notably absent in the 2023 session. But proponents are back with the same tired arguments, likely already eyeing another push in 2024, if not before.

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Workforce participation rate eases up two-tenths of a percent, as unemployment rate drops to 2.5%

Friday, Gov. Kay Ivey's office and the Department of Labor reported February's job data with slight improvements in the labor force participation and unemployment rates.

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Alabama workforce participation rate continues to struggle as unemployment remains stagnant

On Friday, the Ivey administration's Department of Labor released workforce statistics for November, showing little to no change from October.

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Alabama unemployment rate ticks up to 2.7% as workforce participation rate struggles continue

On Friday, Gov. Kay Ivey's office revealed Alabama's October seasonally adjusted labor force numbers, which showed the state's unemployment rate at 2.7%, up from September's number of 2.6%.