Some trade students are eligible for $9,000 in tuition help with the program.

Senator wants $9K tuition for trade students to continue

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Government

A bill that would prolong a program giving financial help to students pursuing a trade was heard in the Senate Banking, Business, Insurance and Technology Committee Wednesday.  Senate Bill 154, sponsored by Sen. Brian Pettyjohn, R-Georgetown, repeals the sunset of the Focus on Alternative Skills Training Program. That program provides up to $9,000 in training for graduating high school students …