New England has the second-lowest unemployment rate

Regional and state unemployment rates were generally little changed in August from a month earlier, the BLS said. Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia reported unemployment rate increases, 12 states recorded rate decreases, and 12 states had no rate change. / COURTESY U.S. BLS
Regional and state unemployment rates were generally little changed in August from a month earlier, the BLS said. Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia reported unemployment rate increases, 12 states recorded rate decreases, and 12 states had no rate change. / COURTESY U.S. BLS
BOSTON – New England had the second-lowest unemployment rate among the nation’s nine geographic divisions at 7.8 percent. The lowest jobless rate was in the…

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