Consumer price index report shows Northeast inflation slower than national average

NORTHEAST INFLATION IS SLOWER than the national average according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in its consumer price index released on Friday. / COURTESY BLS
NORTHEAST INFLATION IS SLOWER than the national average according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in its consumer price index released on Friday. / COURTESY BLS
PROVIDENCE – Inflation in the Northeast region over the 12 months through April was slower than across the United States. The consumer price index for all items in April increased 1.9 percent year over year in the Northeast (which is New England plus New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania), a slower increase than the national…

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