Exclusive: Governor Doug Burgum on regional workforce impact program

Photo by: Governor Doug Burgum - Facebook
Photo by: Governor Doug Burgum - Facebook

(Bismarck, ND) -- $15 million are headed to all areas of North Dakota with hopes to give employers a breath of fresh air.

Governor Doug Burgum this past week announced the funds as part of his Regional Workforce Impact Program, which will hit nearly every county in the state.

"Workforce remains the top barrier to economic growth in North Dakota," said Burgum talking with WDAY Midday in an exclusive interview. "Strengthening our workforce through innovative, locally driven solutions supported by programs like RWIP will create a pathway to a stronger economy”.

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Original Air Date: 
Friday, March 25, 2022