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Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metropolitan Area Unemployment Down Significantly In September

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As released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics report last month, Wisconsin’s unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, rose from 3.0 percent in August to 3.2 percent in September. Not seasonally adjusted, the unemployment rate fell from 3.3 percent in August to 3.2 percent in September. 

Locally, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on November 2, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis metropolitan area unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped from 3.9 percent in August to 3.6 percent in September. 

Wisconsin continues to make great progress towards recovering economic losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wisconsin bill would limit local control over animal welfare

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