JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – The Missouri House today passed House Bill 225, sponsored by Representative Kathy Swan, by a vote of 101-49. Fast Track is one of Governor Parson’s top workforce development priorities to help reskill and retool Missouri workers to meet the workforce demands of the future.
“I am pleased the Missouri House passed one of our administration’s top workforce development priorities in a strong bi-partisan vote,” Governor Parson said. “Fast Track will benefit thousands of Missourians across this state, and I applaud Representative Swan and Speaker Haahr for their leadership in making sure our workforce is prepared for the demands of the future.”
The Fast Track financial aid program will target adults working toward degree programs that fill a high-need skills gap.