Blumenthal Statement On March Jobs Numbers

(Hartford, CT) – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) issued the following statement after the Labor Department’s jobs report showed the economy added 120,000 new jobs and the unemployment rate dropped from 8.3 percent to 8.2 percent in March:

“The March employment report should be a call to action for the House of Representatives to approve the strongly bipartisan transportation bill that will create jobs nationwide. Putting Americans back to work must remain a top priority and the transportation bill is the most immediate impactful means to job creation.”