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State gets $5M grant for job training

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Posted: Friday, January 22, 2010 7:16 pm | Updated: 3:32 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a $5 million grant to the Arizona Department of Economic Security for environmental jobs training.

The grant is one of 34 awards, ranging from about $2 million to $6 million. Program participants will receive technical and occupational skills necessary to obtain industry-recognized credentials. 

The grants are designed to give low-income, low- skilled workers employment in green industries.

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