GREEN BAY -
Gov. Scott Walker says his administration would continue to
invest in worker training to provide Wisconsin's
manufacturers with skilled employees.
spoke Friday while in Green Bay for a ribbon-cutting
ceremony for an expanded lab at Northeast Wisconsin
Technical College where students learn manufacturing skills.
Republican governor, who is facing Democrat Mary Burke, said
investments in worker training are investments in economic
growth in Wisconsin, providing skilled workers that allow
businesses to take on more work.
outlet reports Walker said the state budget includes funding
that, starting next year, will help students as young as
sixth grade began academic and career planning.
expansion and upgrades were paid for through a $780,000
grant from the U.S. Department of Labor and a $1.2 million
investment by the college.