Category: Federal Legislation

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Aug2021
A group of 118 businesses–led by Business Leaders United in coordination with Autodesk and Workday – sent a letter to Congress today asking it to support investments in workforce and skills as part of any recovery legislation. Read more.

26

Aug2021
The resolution is significant because it officially starts the reconciliation process, paving way for the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion Build Back Better plan to be passed by a simple majority. The Senate already adopted the budget resolution on a party-line vote earlier this month. Read more.

29

Jul2021
On July 28, a bipartisan group of Senators unveiled the final details of the “Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework” (BIF) to invest in the nation’s physical infrastructure (e.g. roads, bridges, waterways, broadband, etc.). Read more.

22

Jul2021
The White House released a fact sheet on the Build Back Better plan that details workforce and skills development opportunities. Read more.

22

Jul2021
Historic investment from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan represents the largest economic development initiative in decades. Communities across the country will be able to apply for funding immediately. Read more.

15

Jul2021
During the hearing, Secretary Walsh and several senators on the committee highlighted the importance of apprenticeships, as well as the need to improve access to them. Read more.

28

May2021
The budget proposal includes full details of the Administration’s priorities for both mandatory and discretionary spending, including spending details for both his American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan that were previously released. Read more.

11

May2021
The federal government also announced that undocumented and international students can now receive those emergency funds, too, rolling back a Trump administration rule that allowed schools to distribute grants only to students who qualified for federal financial aid. Read more.

10

May2021
The federal government also announced that undocumented and international students can now receive those emergency funds, too, rolling back a Trump administration rule that allowed schools to distribute grants only to students who qualified for federal financial aid. Read more.

24

Apr2021
Bicameral bill would tackle long-term unemployment crisis in the United States with a long-term solution. Read more.

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