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Congressional Notifications

April 06, 2010 — National Emergency Grant — Oregon

Dear Oregon Delegation:

Here is information about a National Emergency Grant (NEG) that is being awarded to the Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development to serve about 50 workers affected by the initial layoffs at Boise Cascade, LLC (Boise Cascade) in La Grande. This funding will support the continuation of reemployment services to the participants enrolled during the initial NEG award, as well as initiate services to additional workers.

Description of Oregon NEG

  • DOL is granting supplemental funding in the amount of $318,732. On March 24, 2009, a NEG was approved for $329,652. This supplemental funding brings the total NEG funds awarded for this project to $648,384.
  • The geographic areas covered by this funding are: Union County
  • Project Operator: The Oregon Consortium

Let me know if you need more information. Feel free to contact Laura Roberts with the Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development at (503) 947-2416, if you have specific questions about how the funds will be distributed.