JFC boosts employment help for people with disabilities, rejects Evers’ job training programs

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The Joint Finance Committee voted along party lines to boost funds to help those with disabilities find jobs and make it easier for veterans to qualify for help finding employment.
But Dems slammed the motion for failing to embrace a series of proposals that Gov. Tony Evers had proposed to help Wisconsinites get jobs.
The GOP motion, approved 12-4, didn’t embrace Evers’ call for $9.7 million for a pilot program to create 42 new “career coaches” to help clients get tr...

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