R.I. posts fourth largest unemployment rate decrease in March

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island recorded the fourth-largest year-over-year decrease in its unemployment rate among the 50 states in March, dropping 1.1 percentage points to 4.3 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. Rhode Island's rate was lower than the national unemployment rate, which fell 0.5 percentage points over the year, to 4.5 percent last month.…

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