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Missouri Awards $5.9 Million in Grants for CDLs, Related Training

Four Missouri educational institutions will receive $5.9 million in truck driver training funds — part of $30 million given to 19 organizations through workforce training grants awarded by the state department of economic development.

Gov. Mike Parson, who announced the American Rescue Plan Act Workforce Training Grant awards Jan. 24, said, “From day one, our administration has made it a top priority to ensure employers have the workers they need to expand and grow. A stronger workforce means a stronger tomorrow, and this program will go a long way in ensuring Missouri workers can meet the demands of the future.”

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