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Hurt Reacts To Latest Job Numbers

Hurt Reacts To Latest Job Numbers

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A congressman who represents much of our area is not buying the latest positive spin from Washington on the job front.  5th District Representative Robert Hurt (R- Pittsylvania County) believes too many people have stopped searching for a job. Hurt (pictured with constituents) says a lot more needs to happen before we see a strong job market. He was a Monday guest on WINA’s Morning News and Schilling Show programs.

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