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Democrats' job training bill has initial support

 


Democrats' job training bill has initial support

STEPHEN DOCKERY, Associated Press

HELENA — A bill backed by Democrats to create jobs by training military veterans as truck drivers is gaining initial approval in the Senate despite Republican skepticism of such subsidies.

The measure heard in a Senate committee Thursday is estimated at around a $650,000 yearly expense to allocate state funds to train veterans and their spouses as truck drivers. The bill also opens up the training services to all unemployed Montanans.

Republicans and Democrats have dueled this session over what constitu...



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