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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Both political parties tried to spin Thursday's job report

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Both parties tried to make political hay from yesterday's federal report showing that Wisconsin had the 34th-lowest rate of job growth in the year ending in March. The ranking was based on the percentage of each state's growth. Wisconsin jobs grew by one-point-one percent, for a total of 24-thousand-plus. Republican Governor Scott Walker had a rosier view, noting Wisconsin had the 22nd largest increase in actual jobs.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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