News - - Western Technical College will receive $1,564,229 in workforce development funding to bolster its welding and medical assistant programs, according to a Tuesday announcement from Wisconsin officials.

Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and the state’s top jobs official toured Western’s new South Side welding facility to mark the occasion, part of a two-week tour by Wisconsin lawmakers as they publicize more than $28 million in tech college grants.

“Technical colleges help us triage the skills gap issue we have in Wisconsin,” Kleefisch said. “Our skills gap issue is very, very pressing.”...

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