New England has the 2nd-lowest jobless rate in the nation

WASHINGTON – New England has the second-lowest regional jobless rate in the nation in July, according to seasonally adjusted data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday, as Rhode Island’s rate stayed at 10.8 percent. New England, at 7.9 percent, trailed the lowest jobless rate, 6.8 percent, in the West North Central division…

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