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(Wyo)-Wyo Gets $2-M For Retraining Ex-Coal Industry Workers

By: John Axtell Posted at: 04/14/2017 11:29 AM
 CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state of Wyoming has been awarded up to $2 million in federal funds to retrain former coal industry workers in 7 counties in the northeast part of the state.
     The money can be used to assist those who worked directly for coal companies or indirectly in manufacturing and transportation businesses associated with coal.
         Eligible individuals in Campbell, Converse, Crook, Johnson, Niobrara, Sheridan and Weston counties can receive up to $6,500 toward the cost of a retraining program.
     Resources and information about the program are available at state Department of Workforce Services centers.


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