Nixon Announces Jobs Program for Joplin

Joplin Jobs Program
Joplin Jobs Program

JOPLIN, Mo. -- The state of Missouri is creating a program to provide more than 400 temporary jobs for workers left unemployed by the Joplin tornado.

Gov. Jay Nixon was in Joplin on Wednesday to announce the Missouri Disaster Recovery Jobs Program, using an initial $5.8 million investment funded through the federal Workforce Investment Act.