The health and education sector added the most jobs last month, about 5,500.
Baker wants to use the money that would be saved to double the state’s earned income tax credit that goes to low-income working families.
Every workday lost during New England’s winter has meant millions of dollars taken out of the regional economy.
The head of a group representing Massachusetts retailers says a survey of small businesses has confirmed the “worst fears” about the effect on sales by winter storms that dumped more than eight feet of snow in many parts of the state.
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Days that averaged about 77 degrees ended up reducing people’s income by about $5 a day when compared with days that were about 20 degrees cooler.
Massachusetts gas prices continued their downward spiral, dropping another 9 cents per gallon in the past week to an average of $3.17.
Last year at this time I thought the stock market would have a good year.
It’s been more than six years since the monthly unemployment rate in Massachusetts has been higher than the U.S. average as a whole.
Federal lawmakers are discussing legislation that would chop $40 billion dollars from the food stamp program over the next 10 years. The GOP wants to give states the power to make people work for benefits. Should the government require people to work for food stamps?