Officials, educators want high-tech workers

Warren Tribune Chronicle

CHAMPION - While fear about the future of the area's largest employers persists, local elected leaders and educators are looking to retrain workers for the high-tech jobs of the future.

''This bill would channel dollars to train workers in alternate energy, biotech, advanced manufacturing and other high-tech jobs for the 21st century,'' Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Lorain, said Monday in speaking to reporters and leaders at Kent State University Trumbull Campus.

Brown joined Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, in introducing a bill called Strengthening Employment Clusters to Organize Regional Success,'' or SECTORS, which would target funding to boost specific job sectors.

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