Gov. Beshear: Over $15.2 Million in Funding Approved for Projects Statewide To Support Training of More Than 15,500 Workers
2 Nov 2023
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 2, 2023) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced continued investment in the state’s workforce training initiatives as over $15.2 million in state support was approved for companies and consortiums statewide to train more than 15,500 workers.
The approval includes a $10 million grant to support the training and development of 5,000 employees at BlueOval SK Battery Park in Glendale, which is scheduled to begin operation in 2025.
“Our workforce development initiatives are some of the most important and proactive steps we can take for the future of Kentucky’s economy,” said Gov. Beshear. “This funding will help train workers at BlueOval SK Battery Park in Glendale and roughly 20 other operations statewide, helping prepare thousands of Kentuckians to make an impact in their communities, while also better supporting their families through skilled, good-paying jobs. We’re committed to building a pipeline for the workforce of the future and this is the latest example of that commitment.”