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ABC of Wisconsin president makes statement on Governor's race

MADISON, WI -- The ABC of Wisconsin president makes an initial statement about the race for Governor in Wisconsin:

“Scott Walker has opened up more public projects to greater competition and done more to address the skills gap than any governor in the nation,” said John Mielke, President of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin ...

Wisconsin experiencing lowest construction unemployment on record

Wisconsin's not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rate was the lowest on record for the state in November, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The Wisconsin rate of 5.7 percent outperformed the previous record of 6.2 percent in November 2000 and was down 1.1 percent from November 2016. 

“Wisconsin experienced impressive improvements in construction industry unemployment in 2017," said John Mielke, president of ABC Wisconsin Chapter.