MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s unemployment rate remains at 3 percent, marking the 11th month in a row at has been at that level of lower.

The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that Wisconsin’s unemployment rate was 3 percent in December, the same as the previous four months. The state gained 9,100 private-sector jobs between November and December.

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Prior to last year, Wisconsin’s unemployment rate never dropped below 3 percent. The record was set in April when it dipped to 2.8 percent.

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This month’s report is the first to be issued by Gov. Tony Evers and it covers the last month that Scott Walker was governor.

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