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Wyoming governor attends White House meeting with Trump

June 14, 2019

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon participated in a meeting about workforce related topics with President Donald Trump at the White House.

Also at the lunch meeting Thursday were Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and seven other governors.

According to a news release from Gordon’s office, the meeting touched on federal and state efforts to reduce barriers and expand economic mobility for America’s workers.

Gordon says he appreciates President Trump’s leadership in holding the meeting and listening to the perspectives of the governors.

He says the discussion included issues important to Wyoming, including visa programs, trade and rural health care.

Gordon says he highlighted the new Wyoming Works program, which will help expand technical and trade programs at Wyoming’s community colleges and provide grants for students enrolled in these programs.

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