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Chris Murphy

$6 Million Federal Grant To Benefit Sub Maker

The federal government has sent $6 million to Connecticut to pay for training high school and community college students, and adults not enrolled in school, so that they will be ready for manufacturing jobs. The Eastern Connecticut Manufacturing Pipeline, which began with Windham County plastic factories, is now focusing on the needs of the Groton submarine plant. Electric Boat has told Three Rivers Community College and Grasso Technical High School how to design welding and sheet metal programs. U.S Rep. Joe Courtney, who represents the region, praised the federal government for paying for this training, and predicted several hundred trainees would be hired by Electric Boat. The marine...