2 W.Va. Job-Training Programs To Get Funds

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Charleston, W.Va. (AP) -- Two job-training programs for women and minorities in West Virginia will receive federal stimulus money.

U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller said Monday the West Virginia Step-Up for Women program will receive $292,000.

The program provides training at sites in Martinsburg, Morgantown and Charleston for entry-level positions in the construction industry and registered apprenticeships.

Rockefeller also says the West Virginia State Community and Technical College in Institute will receive more than $198,000.

The funding is being provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

(Copyright 2010 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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