(LANSING, Mich.) -- According to a report released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, the state's unemployment rate continues to decline.
The report states that in April, Michigan's unemployment rate stood at 8.3 percent, down 0.2 percent from March.
Officials say in April total employment in the state increased by 11,000, while the number of unemployed workers decreased by 8,000.
The national unemployment rate for April was 8.1 percent, down from 8.2 percent the previous month.
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