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Head of Contractors Association Pins Kansas Unemployment Numbers on K-DOT Woes

Unemployment ticked up last month in Kansas, and an industry group is blaming K-DOT's budget woes. Bob Totten with the Kansas Contractors Association says the state lost 4,400 construction jobs last year because there wasn't money to build and repair roads. 

Totten says he's seeing more Kansas construction workers taking jobs in Nebraska, Oklahoma and Arkansas, and then spending their wages out of state. Still, Kansas's 4.1 percent unemployment rate remains below the national average.

Bob Totten with the Kansas Contractors Association:

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