Northeast CPI rises 2.1% for year in April

NORTHEAST CPI rose 2.1 percent in April year over year, largely driven by a rise in gasoline prices, piped utility gas prices and energy prices. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/VINCENT MUNDY
NORTHEAST CPI rose 2.1 percent in April year over year, largely driven by a rise in gasoline prices, piped utility gas prices and energy prices. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/VINCENT MUNDY
PROVIDENCE – The Consumer Price Index in the Northeast United States increased 2.1 percent year over year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Thursday. The rise is 0.4 percentage points below the national CPI growth of 2.5 percent in April. Northeast region CPI growth was driven by a rise in gas prices, which…
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