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February 9, 2018
Short on workers, state companies push for rural job training program
Lisa Perry of Sierra Pacific Industries said her company has cut back production because it can't hire skilled workers.
By TAYLOR McAVOY
WNPA Olympia News Bureau
Amy Anderson of the Association of Washington Businesses says her group toured 70 Washington manufacturers, and said every industry needs skilled workers.
A proposed program could provide grants for community college students to learn trades in high demand in rural areas.
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