01/14/2013 01:28 pm ET

Gov. Scott Walker May Be Poised To Reorganize Job Training

The budget proposal that Gov. Scott Walker introduces next month will signal whether Madison is prepared to tackle one of the thorniest obstacles confronting the state's economy: reforming and funding training programs for job openings that currently go unfilled for lack of qualified applicants.

"We understand this will be a major issue for the Legislature and the governor," said Bill McCoshen, a politically connected Madison consultant who also heads Competitive Wisconsin Inc., an economic development group.

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