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Rep. Kelly secures $1.74 million for tech center

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-lll., has been able to secure $1,740,00 for the Southland Career and Technical Education Center proposed by local high schools and Prairie State College.

Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress.

The funding, designated for classroom design and curricula for career and technical education programs, was part of the community project funding included in various spending bills passed by Congress in 2022.

This is the second grant Kelly has procured for the SCTEC project. The initial nearly $200,000 grant was used for preliminary drawings for the . . .

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