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Home builders' association chief wants action on economy

Original post made on Oct 5, 2007

Brian Catalde, president of the National Association of Home Builders, told his association's Board of Directors this week that the country's August employment figures show that the national economy suffered a decline in payroll employment for the first time in nearly four years, including a large drop of 23,000 jobs in residential construction:

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Posted by anon
a resident of Vineyard Avenue
on Oct 5, 2007 at 5:11 pm

The numbers for August payrolls were revised from a loss of 4000 jobs to a gain of 89,000 jobs. The September report, issued Oct. 5, 2007, revised the August report. The numbers are out of date.