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Unemployment drops to 9% in Rhode Island

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By Gilannie Pangburn

gpangburn@abc6.com

Twitter: @gilanniej05

The number of jobs in Rhode Island was up for the month of February compared to previous months, dropping the unemployment rate to two tenth of a percent.

The current unemployment rate has dropped to 9% making it the lowest it's been since October 2008.

Unfortunately Rhode Island's unemployment rate remains higher than the national average.

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