Governor Walz Highlights Efforts to Grow Minnesota’s Workforce During Workforce Development Month

Tuesday, September 05, 2023

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today are celebrating Workforce Development Month and highlighting efforts to connect Minnesotans to high-growth, high-demand jobs through job training and workforce development programs.

"From youth training programs to workforce development grants, we have many tools in our wheelhouse to recruit and train workers for the high-growth, high-demand jobs we have available across our state," said Governor Walz. "Through these programs, we're finding new ways to bring more Minnesotans into the labor market, grow our economy, and help businesses and workers thrive."

"When we invest in workforce development and job training programs, we advance economic equity for Minnesotans across the state," said Lieutenant Governor Flanagan. "These programs are charting pathways for Minnesotans to succeed in high-growth industries, from clean energy to health care. I'm grateful for those working to connect Minnesotans with these fantastic opportunities across our state."

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