(BOSTON) -- The unemployment rate in Massachusetts continued to fall in April.
The rate fell to 6.3 percent in April with 2,500 jobs being added in the state. The unemployment rate was 6.5 percent in March, and the national unemployment rate is 8.1 percent.
So far this year, 31,000 jobs have been added in Massachusetts. According to a report in The Boston Globe, the state of Massachusetts has a ways to go when it comes to regaining the jobs it lost during the recession.
Beginning in May 2008, Massachusetts lost 143,000 jobs, and only 81,500 of those jobs have been filled again.
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