Mississippi governor signs workforce training fund into law (AP)

By March 22, 2016Uncategorized

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that establishes a state fund for workforce training programs.

Senate Bill 2808 creates the Mississippi Works Fund to support state-approved programs run mostly out of community colleges.

The fund was created out of a surplus in the state’s unemployment compensation fund. It will start off with $10 million in its first year. Seventy-five percent of the money will go toward new job creation.

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