Vanishing Trades: Government Help

KS Brooks
4 min readJun 8, 2019

I reached out to our local legislators to see if they were aware of the tradesman shortage issue in our area and could offer any sort of relief. While Representatives Kretz and Macomber did not respond to my email, Senator Shelly Short’s office was in touch with me within a few short hours to set up a time for a call.

Senator Short said she was well aware of what was going on and was even able to put a positive spin on it: “… I would say this generation of students has a huge opportunity… We have a retiring workforce, and that just presents, I think, really big…

KS Brooks

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