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Wisconsin’s Private Sector Job Growth Remains Static

Clip: Season 1500 Episode 1548 | 5m 14s

Wisconsin has not added many new private sector jobs in the past year. According to federal labor data, the state ranks 33rd in the nation — moving up one position since Gov. Scott Walker took office. The state lost nearly 4,000 manufacturing jobs in 2016, despite spending an estimated $300 million a year to boost jobs in the sector. In the nation, 27 other states also lost manufacturing jobs.

Aired: 06/09/17

Rating: TV-G

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