(RENO, Nev.) -- May saw Nevada's unemployment rate dropping to the lowest it has been in three years, the state's Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation announced Friday.
The department said Nevada's unemployment rate went from 11.7 percent in April to 11.6 percent in May.
"I am encouraged by this month’s jobs report," Governor Brian Sandoval said in a statement. "With another month of positive news, we are beginning to see several sectors of our economy grow."
The national unemployment rate went from 8.1 percent in April to 8.2 percent in May.
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