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WHAS11-TV, Louisville mayor announces $2M boost in job training funds

By Derrick Rose
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Date Published: 7/9/2015

In an effort to promote job readiness for higher paying and highly sought after occupations, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Thursday, July 9, announced $2 million in federal scholarships to train unemployed and underemployed residents in the region

The federal funds come from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, Fischer said at a news conference Thursday morning, and will provide up to $4,000 per year for education and training tuition along with $600 a year for supportive costs like uniforms, tools, books, etc.

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