BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - Gov. Rick Scott was on the Suncoast today at Manatee Technical College, where he announced the first project from the state's job growth grant fund.
It includes a $200,000 grant for a training project at MTC. The funding will help the school purchase high tech equipment and expand the workforce for the advanced manufacturing and production technology courses.
Governor Scott held a press conference to talk about the effort to assist training programs for in-demand job skills in the state.
He noted that Florida businesses have created nearly 1.5 million jobs across the state since Dec. 2010.