With renewal of the Higher Education Act turning into partisan grudge match, a popular career-training bill could be a straightforward accomplishment for Congress. But key lawmakers remain far apart.
If Republicans in Congress have their way, millions of people who get food aid through the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) will have to find a job or attend job training classes for about 20 hours each week, or lose their benefits.
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced the kickoff of its 2018 Summer Earn and Learn program that provides students with disabilities, aged 16-22, with work readiness training and paid work experience. The program is a partnership between TWC, Texas Workforce Solutions Offices and Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services (TWS-VRS).... Read More
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced the launch of TexasLaborAnalysis.com, an online suite of labor analysis tools designed to provide insight into Texas’ labor supply and demand.
President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order directing federal agencies to strengthen existing work requirements and introduce new ones for low-income Americans receiving Medicaid, food stamps, public housing benefits and welfare as part of a broad overhaul of government assistance programs.
Employers throughout Texas are accepting and reaffirming their commitment to the Texas Internship Challenge. Texas’ Tri-Agency partners last week met in Austin, Texas with employer, industry associations and education representatives to reaffirm their commitment to the “Texas Internship Challenge,” a joint partnership between the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), Texas Education ... Read More