Category: Federal Legislation

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Jul2017
The bill proposes to maintain funding for the Perkins Basic State Grant at $1.118 billion and CTE National Programs at $7.4 million. Read More

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Jul2017
Last week, the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee approved a Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 education funding bill. The bill proposes level funding for the Perkins Basic State Grant at $1.118 billion. Despite calls by the Trump Administration to cut the state grant program by 15 ... Read More

24

Jun2017
An improved and modernized NAFTA is a win-win for both Texas and Mexico and will go a long way in securing the economic future of both, say prominent Texas business leaders. Read More

24

Jun2017
Apprenticeships, Technical Education Offer a Path to a Successful Workforce – ‘College-only’ Is a Myth By Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) Read More

23

Jun2017
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted by voice vote without objection to pass H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. The bill would reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins) through Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. Read More

13

Jun2017
As the Administration prepares for a week dedicated to promoting workforce development issues, it’s important to note that the president’s budget plan would also drastically reduce support for federal job training programs. Read More

13

Jun2017
We are ready for this. We just need this administration's leadership in giving us a clear goal to shoot for-- and the funding support to make it happen. Read More

12

Jun2017
The administration will announce new administrative actions focused on streamlining current federal job training programs and expanding apprenticeship programs. Read More

01

Jun2017
The United States needs bold and scalable solutions to harness the enormous untapped talent and potential of all Americans. Economic development and job creation investments will be essential for helping distressed communities generate new employment opportunities. Read More

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May2017
Although many things have changed over the years, the need for free trade and having strong working relationships with Mexico and Canada have not. Read More

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