GA college pushes governor to release $10.8M for training

Albany, GA Chamber of Commerce president Tim Martin pressed Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue for the release of funds to develop a training center at Albany Technical College. The $10.8 million project would create workforce development opportunities and provide skilled jobs training. “Workforce development and education are so important to the business climate,” said Martin.

02/15/2008


Albany, GA Chamber of Commerce president Tim Martin pressed Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue for the release of funds to develop a training center at Albany Technical College. The $10.8 million project would create workforce development opportunities and provide skilled jobs training.

“Workforce development and education are so important to the business climate,” said Martin. “The effort is vital to us.”

The governor acknowledged the project is on the state technical and adult education's list, but stopped short of saying the money would be available this year. He did say growing technical colleges remains a high priority.





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