COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township, Clermont Co.) today announced that Ohio’s unemployment rate has fallen to 6.9 percent, according to the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services.


Additionally, revised numbers from the US Department of Labor show that Ohio has created more than 238,000 private-sector jobs in the last three years, 67,700 more jobs than the Department originally believed. Over the past 12 months, Ohioans have created nearly 70,000 new private sector jobs.


“I’m happy to see Ohio’s economy doing so well,” Becker said. These numbers are very encouraging and I’m confident that Ohio will continue to come back strong”.


The new jobs statistics were part of the Labor Department’s annual recalculation of jobs data.

 
 
 
  
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John Becker Sworn In As State Representative Of The 65th House District

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township – Clermont Co.) yesterday was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 130th General Assembly. He represents the 65th Ohio House District, which includes portions of northwest Clermont County.