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Snyder Signs $54.5B Michigan Budget; Lasting Road Plan Elusive

The state will spend nearly $1.7 billion, or 3 percent, more than in this fiscal year, according to the state budget office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2015

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder speaks during a news conference November 7, 2014 in Detroit. (credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Progress Report: How Gov. Snyder’s 2014 State Of The State Goals Stack Up

Gov. Rick Snyder has unfinished business from his 2014 address, after a year of achieving mixed results.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2015

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Vice President Biden Leads Initiative On Job-Training Programs

More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.


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Program Preps High School Students For Technical Careers

They’re training students to fill the skilled workers gap in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

‘Career Jump Start’ Program Aims To Fight Brain Drain

The plan is to better promote what high-demand career paths exist in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

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Mission: Train And Place 600 For New Jobs Through Focus: HOPE

The group is using a grant to pay for the program and must fill the jobs in machinery and IT by September.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012

Monroe CC Career Tech Center

Monroe County CC Starts Work On Career Tech Center

Construction officially Friday on the new $17 million Career Technology Center at Monroe County Community College.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2012

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Survey: MBA Grads Need More Practical Training To Succeed

MBA graduates need more hands-on training to prepare themselves for Wall Street careers, according to a new survey.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2011

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OCC Training New Hires For Local Companies

It’s perhaps a sign of the recovering economy, Oakland Community College is training more new hires for local companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2011


Focus: HOPE to Accept 500 Qualified Applicants at Open House

Education scholarships will be available and no qualified applicant will be refused because of financial need as part of a Focus: HOPE open house from noon to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23.