News Coverage Archive

06/26/14 - State, LTC officials tour Wasmer Co.

06/11/14 - State Grants Given For School Manufacturing Training

06/11/14 - Fab Lab to provide modern, practical training to students in Three Lakes

06/02/14 - Construction company hopes training program will produce new hires

06/02/14 - Wisconsin Fast Forward finishes distributing second round of job training grants

5/06/14 - Northcentral Technical College, Stevens Point Area High School receive Blueprint for Prosperity grants

04/28/14 - Lean, not mean: Darley looking to grow with jobs program

04/28/14 - Department of Workforce Development secretary visits local grant recipient

04/28/14 - Wis. Dept. of Workforce Development Secretary visits Eau Claire

04/16/14 - Madison call center to receive nearly $575,000 in state incentives to add nearly 300 jobs

04/07/14 - Training for Today: States Focus on Retraining Workforce for 21st Century

04/02/14 - Wisconsin Fast Forward grants available for school-to-work programs

03/26/14 - Fast Forward applications due next week

03/08/14 - What Germans Know Could Help Bridge U.S. Workers' Skill Gap

03/04/14 - Businesses in Wis. eligible for $15 million in grants to close skills gap

03/03/14 - Grant could help train home health workers

03/01/14 - Wisconsin Fast Forward Grant meetings offered

02/15/14 - DWD provides $288,000 to train area workers

02/14/14 - WTC awarded $121,000 for welder training

02/14/14 - Wisconsin Fast Forward grants will help train employees

02/13/14 - New Holstein company receives Workforce Development grant

1/06/14 - State program to boost worker training: $15 million in grants available to businesses

11/08/13 - A new state program aims to help companies train skilled workers

11/08/13 - Walker’s “Wisconsin Fast Forward” Radio Address

11/07/13 - Apply for training help

11/06/13 - Beloit Daily News: Rep. Amy Loudenbeck Guest Commentary: Invest in Wisconsin's workers

11/06/13 - Governor Walker talks about job grants…at appearance in Wausau

11/06/13 - Sen. Robert Cowles: Wisconsin Fast Forward Program builds Worker Training Opportunities for High-Need Industries

11/06/13 - Walker: $15 million for worker training

08/09/2013 – State-Funded Worker Training Program Could Launch Before End of 2013

08/07/2013 – Job training program moving forward in Wisconsin

05/01/2013 – GMC Official to lead state’s new Office of Skills Development

03/13/2013 – Administration making investments to get people back to work