Mass. unemployment rate rises
The Lowell Sun
BOSTON — The state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Thursday that the Massachusetts unemployment rate increased from 5.5 percent in October to 5.9 percent in November, its highest rate since August 2003. In addition, job losses for the month of November totaled 8,000…
While Massachusetts unemployment continues to be below the national average of 6.7%, our unemployment rate grew twice as fast.
The Democratic solution:
Higher taxes on production.
Punishing workers by doubling tolls.
Massive cuts in local aid.
More pay raises and sweetheart deals for the public union special interests.