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Issue Position: Jobs

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Kitsap County reports 8.3 percent unemployment, a figure that greatly understates true unemployment or underemployment. This represents 12,000 unemployed here in the 23rd LD. Nationally we have 23 million unemployed. I recently drove around Kitsap/23rd and recorded the hundreds of properties waiting for new businesses. Unfortunately, business optimism is low and each of these properties represent a sharp liability for the owners. We must stop the current Olympia debt, doubt and decline. The key to success is creating a pro-business environment for small businesses to form and fill these empty properties and to employ the citizens looking for a non-government job.

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