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Local workforce development board awarded $100K
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PLATTEVILLE - The Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board was the only one of Wisconsin's eleven regional boards to exceed all nine WIA performance standards and will receive $100,666 in recognition of its performance. Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Reggie Newson announced Tuesday that six Workforce Development Boards exceeded some performance standards for the most recent program year, and they will receive a portion of $300,000 in total funding awards for recognition of their workforce partner performance. SWWDB is responsible for the planning and oversight of the workforce system in southwest Wisconsin, covering Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, and Rock counties.