Unemployment Rates Down in 29 States, including Arkansas, in February by Lee Hogan Posted 3/28/2014 10:36 am Updated 1 year ago Arkansas was one of 29 states to see jobless rates decrease in February from the previous month. But the state's unemployment rate remained above the national average. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.