As the nation’s governors, we see firsthand the challenges of our future workforce. Our national unemployment rate is at near-historic lows and in Montana at the lowest in over a decade, yet we know that workers are worried about their futures in a changing labor market. Business owners, too, are concerned about finding employees close to home with the skills to compete globally.
We also see opportunity and we put partisanship aside to realize economic opportunities for all Americans.
Over the past year as chair of the National Governors Association, through my chair’s initiative, Good Jobs for All Americans, I have heard about the challenges and opportunities in places as diverse as the former steel town of Pittsburgh, the desert