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OUR OPINION: Workforce campaign must wrestle with housing

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North Dakota needs workers. And by launching a campaign to recruit a permanent workforce, the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation is on the right track.

But a huge obstacle is blocking the road to population growth, almost as stubbornly as the lack of jobs once did. This recent spate of national headlines captures the problem:

“A North Dakota town where the rent is really, really high” — The Atlantic

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