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San Marcos economy


Friday, October 19th, 2012

State, local employment outlook continues to brighten

The gains brought the state's unemployment rate to 6.8 percent, down from August's 7.1 percent and well below September's national 7.8 percent jobless rate.

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Local economy: sales up, jobs down

As local sales taxes rise in recent months, so do home foreclosures and unemployment. But San Marcos city officials said they don't expect to place additional burdens on citizens to support the costs of government.