As for training local contractors to find out-of-county jobs? Spaulding says that’s not an immediate concern in Kern County, which has been experiencing exponential growth. It just received more than $1 billion in school construction bonds, is undertaking $630 million in road improvement projects, and will be supplying a workforce for the looming construction of the multi-billion dollar high-speed rail project that is planned to cut through the county. All of this takes place as residential development continues throughout Bakersfield.
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