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Unemployment Continues to Decline Nationally in November

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The United States added another 199,000 non-farm jobs in November, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment rates increased in the health care, manufacturing, leisure and hospitality, and government sectors. Nationwide unemployment dipped slightly from October, reaching 3.7 percent in November. With both inflation and unemployment on the decline, major economic signs are moving in the right direction.

The full report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics can be found here

Wisconsin bill would limit local control over animal welfare

A Republican bill would bar local governments from implementing stricter rules than the state already imposes regarding animal welfare, the administration of medications and vaccinations and how animals are used at or after they leave a farm or facility.

How soon should you expect new legislative maps?

The shapes of Wisconsin’s legislative districts for this year’s election are now in the hands of the Wisconsin Supreme Court and its highly paid outside consultants — a decision almost certain to reduce GOP power in the Legislature.