New Walker TV ad touts plan to expand youth apprenticeship programs


Gov. Scott Walker rolled out a new TV ad today that highlights his proposal to expand youth apprenticeship programs now available only to high school juniors and seniors to students as young as the seventh grade.
Along with the ad, which will also run on digital platforms, Walker’s campaign released an overview that showed 4,365 students participated in the program during the 2017-18 school year with $3.9 million in grants from the Department of Workforce Development to support the effort.
The campaign didn’t say how much the expansion would cost.
Walker opens the ad saying Wisconsin is “rethi...

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