Melissa Agard: A five-point plan to address Wisconsin’s workforce needs

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It is heartbreaking that one of Wisconsin’s greatest exports is our young people. If we continue to have a net migration of young people from our state, it will continue to hurt our economy and make Wisconsin a less desirable place for businesses to consider when relocating.

With a record low unemployment rate of 2.7% and a recent report by Forward Analytics showing that Wisconsin lost 106,000 people under the age of 26 in the last decade, Wisconsin has some seriou...

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