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April 5, 2013 Press Release

 Congressman Fleischmann Responds to Disappointing March Jobs Report

WASHINGTON− Congressman Fleischmann released the following comments on the Department of Labor’s March jobs report.  The report showed approximately 496,000 Americans left the work force, dropping the participation rate to only 63.3 percent.  That marks the lowest point since the Carter Presidency, in 1979.

February 5, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann Speaks in Support of The Require a Plan Act

October 5, 2012 Press Release
CHATTANOOGA− Congressman Chuck Fleischmann commented on the September jobs numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The September report indicated that the economy added 114,000 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 7.8%.
September 13, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON−Congressman Chuck Fleischmann was awarded the “Guardian of Small Business Award,” by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading small business advocate.
September 7, 2012 Press Release
CHATTANOOGA−Congressman Chuck Fleischmann made the following comments in response to reports indicating that the economy created 96,000 jobs and that the unemployment rate had fallen to 8.1%
July 6, 2012 Press Release
CHATTANOOGA – Congressman Chuck Fleischmann made the following comments after hearing that the economy added only 80,000 jobs and that unemployment remained at 8.2%.
June 28, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Chuck Fleischmann made the following comments following the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act.
June 1, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON –Congressman Chuck Fleischmann issued the following statement after receiving the May jobs report. The report stated that only 69,000 jobs were added for the month of May, and that unemployment had increased to 8.2%.