Comptroller Liu tours the most unemployed county in New York State

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 02:41 PM

In a video that first appeared (to my knowledge) on the Norwood News website, New York City Comptroller is seen talking with members of the Bronx Community College about the difficulties faced by students.

According to the News, Liu was on a "mini-tour" which consisted of a trip to a jobs center as well as a senior center:

The Bronx continues to have the highest unemployment in the state, according to the most recent New York State Department of Labor numbers, at 12.1 percent. The city's rate overall stands at 8.7 percent.


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