WKBN: Senator stresses the importance of high-tech jobs

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WKBN: Senator stresses the importance of high-tech jobs

Sen. Sherrod Brown spoke out about making sure the right training programs are in place in the Mahoning Valley to prepare workers for high-tech jobs.

Brown pointed out what’s happening at the Youngstown Incubator, NAMII and the auto industry as examples.

He also stressed the importance of workers having the right training for these jobs, and how that starts locally. That includes working with YSU, local labor unions and others to determine what training programs they want the federal government to fund.

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