Create a Regional Grant Program To Help Rural Businesses Find Qualified Staff
|Sponsor:||Senator Trey Stewart, Senate 2 - Aroostook County|
|Bill #:||LD 492|
Senator Stewart of Aroostook would create a grant program and related fund for the purpose of aiding entities in hiring a workforce recruiter. The purpose of the position is to advertise and promote jobs in rural Maine and to locate qualified staff to fill open positions. Funds for the program are provided by a one-time appropriation from the General Fund of $1,000,000.