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Kevin Lessmiller

Kevin Lessmiller

Kevin Lessmiller is a deputy editor for Courthouse News based in central Illinois. He studied journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he served as editor-in-chief of the student newspaper, The UWM Post. He also earned a master’s degree in mass communication from Middle Tennessee State University before joining Courthouse News in 2013. In his free time he enjoys cooking, playing guitar, watching the Green Bay Packers and spending time with his wife, two dogs and three cats.

Latest Articles by Kevin Lessmiller

US employers add 311,000 jobs as hiring hot streak rolls on

Payroll gains continue to outpace expectations, putting more pressure on the Federal Reserve to cool down the economy.

Labor market stuns with 517,000 new jobs

Payroll growth over the first month of the year crushed expectations and brought the unemployment rate down to a new 54-year low.

Job market ends 2022 on a high note

Another gain of over 200,000 jobs last month put the yearly tally at 4.5 million.