U.S. Sens. John Boozman (AR), Tom Cotton (AR), and Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) each issued the following statements congratulating South Arkansas Community College on its award of a $788,587 grant from the Economic Development Administration to construct the Advance Manufacturing Training Center in El Dorado.

“A thriving manufacturing sector is one of the keys to remaining competitive in today's global economy,” Boozman said. “This grant is beneficial in that regard as it will help create a skilled workforce to fill those jobs right here in Arkansas. This new training center at South Arkansas Community College will help put our state’s economy in a good position to grow and give Arkansans an opportunity to learn the skills necessary to land well-paying, manufacturing jobs.”

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