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Governor Hogan Announces Maryland Awarded Over $6 Million to Continue Expanding Apprenticeships

Governor Larry Hogan today announced during National Apprenticeship Week that the Maryland Department of Labor has received a $6,012,924 award from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) for a State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant. This grant is the fourth in a series of expansion grants awarded to the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program (MATP) and will be used to further invest in the state’s Registered Apprenticeship sponsors, employers, and apprentices. “Maryland is a national leader in workforce development, job training, and apprenticeships, and it is critical that we continue to invest in the future of our skilled workforce,” said Governor Hogan. “As our state and nation continue our economic recovery, this federal grant award will help Maryland continue to grow a steady pipeline of talented, well-trained workers to meet the increasing demand for essential skilled jobs.” With the latest State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant from USDOL, Maryland has now competitively secured nearly $13 million to expand Registered Apprenticeship programs since 2016. These funds have allowed Maryland to increase the scope of services offered to Registered Apprenticeship sponsors, employers, and apprentices. As a result of the department’s targeted investments, Maryland has reached a record-breaking milestone of 11,000 registered apprentices currently working, earning, and […]

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