Bad news on the employment front, the unemployment rate in our state grew to 5.7 percent in July hitting its highest rate in more than a year.
Officials blame the increase on a growing labor force. The number of workers in the state last month jumped by more than 14,000, but the pool of workers increased by more than 30,000.
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