job training programs http://www.kplu.org en Local aerospace still strong, but sector must not rest on its laurels http://www.kplu.org/post/local-aerospace-still-strong-sector-must-not-rest-its-laurels <p>Washington State inspires envy all over the globe for the large and growing number of high-wage jobs located in the Puget Sound region.</p><p>At the heart of our economy is Boeing and the aerospace sector that has grown up around it.&nbsp;Government leaders, unions and policy experts have been patting themselves on the back lately for keeping and growing these jobs.</p><p>They also know the competition never rests.</p><p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 19:55:05 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 3764 at http://www.kplu.org Local aerospace still strong, but sector must not rest on its laurels State to get $3 million for aerospace training http://www.kplu.org/post/state-get-3-million-aerospace-training <p>Governor Chris Gregoire is directing that $3 million in federal <a href="http://www.wtb.wa.gov/Policy_Fed_WIA.asp">Workforce Investment Act</a> funds go to aerospace training programs in Washington.</p><p>She made the announcement Tuesday while speaking from a balcony overlooking the 737 line at Boeing&#39;s Renton factory. Tue, 17 May 2011 20:53:34 +0000 The Associated Press & KPLU News Staff 1616 at http://www.kplu.org State to get $3 million for aerospace training