Bill aims to provide additional funding for workforce development

Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday received recommendations from the Alabama Workforce Council, including a bill aimed at providing additional funding to workforce development programs.

The Alabama Associated General Contractors' Craft Training Bill will create a long-term funding source, paying out in between $3 million and $5 million annually, for training programs that will meet the needs of the state's growing industrial base, according to a synopsis of the bill.

 

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Posted on February 4, 2015 .