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WI State Sen. Patrick Testin on getting people back to work

“Anything that we can do to get government out of the way and allow our private sector and our employers to thrive and grow is ultimately what is going to put us on the best track going forward.”


Wisconsin State Senator Patrick Testin has seen firsthand how unemployment programs that pay more to stay home than work can discourage workforce participation. He’s working on getting able-bodied individuals off the sidelines and back to work. 

Here, Sen. Testin discusses the need to get government out of the way. Individuals have been discouraged from returning to work because they can make just as much or more by collecting unemployment insurance. He argues that economic and business growth has been stifled because too many Wisconsinites are still on the sidelines. 

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