workforce training

New York News
6:10 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

NY Representatives Praise Bipartisan Workforce Training Bill

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New York Congressional representatives are praising efforts in the House to pass a bill focused on strengthening local workforce training programs. The bill that would allow federal dollars to enhance existing programs passed with wide bi-partisan support. 

In a 415-6 vote, Congress recently passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

A version in the Senate was also approved 95-3, and the bill is headed to the president’s desk.

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New England News
5:14 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

MA Provides Funding For Homeless Workforce Training Initiatives


Recession-era unemployment insurance benefits are set to run out for at the end of the month as lawmakers in Washington make progress in passing the first balanced budget in four years. In the meantime, Massachusetts has provided funding for employment programs for the homeless.

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New England News
4:39 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Grants Will Help Mass. Vocational And Technical Schools Purchase New Equipment

Several school districts in Massachusetts are receiving funding to improve vocational and technical training programs as part of a state sponsored grant program to prepare students for the modern workforce.

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