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Florida releases $2.3 million for commercial driver license training, workforce education

Funding to help supply chain workforce
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Posted at 5:15 PM, Jan 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-20 17:15:00-05

BOWLING GREEN, Fla. (WTXL) — The State of Florida awarded millions of dollars to support commercial driver license training, workforce and education programs.

The office of Gov. Ron DeSantis said in a news release Thursday that the programs will help Floridians earn high-wage jobs and support the supply chain that needs workers.

The governor announced the release of funding Thursday at the Hardee Campus of South Florida State College.

The $2.3 million award will help students across the state access workforce education.