The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was at 6.4 percent in January, down from 6.8 percent in December. The national unemployment rate was at 6.6 percent for January.
January’s unemployment rate is the lowest since it was at 6.2 percent in November 2008. Unemployment has dropped 1.4 percentage points from January 2013, when it was at 7.8 percent.
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