Comments for: Maine jobless rate down slightly in July

Posted Aug. 19, 2011, at 3:43 p.m.

AUGUSTA | The Maine Labor Department says the state’s unemployment rate dropped by 0.1 percentage point to 7.7 percent in July. The department said Friday that the new preliminary figure changed little from June’s revised rate of 7.8 percent, and 7.8 percent a year ago. Maine’s latest rate also …

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