OSHKOSH (WKOW) -- Governor Scott Walker signed a job training bill into law Wednesday, making $15 million available for technical training programs.
The money is expected to go primarily to technical colleges for specialized training for manufacturing.
"They're (technical colleges) trying to be relevant, they want to be connected, they're a key part of the community, and this is just one more saying, 'if you're doing that, we're going to provide funding that ties into that," said Walker.
The so-called 'Fast Forward Wisconsin' bill also launches a database linking job seekers to job vacancies.
The job training legislation was approved by an almost-unanimous vote by lawmakers.
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