Kvaal, who previously served as deputy under secretary of education under the Obama Administration and more recently the president of the Institute for College Access and Success, seemed to satisfy questioning from Members of Congress in both parties and is likely to advance to the full Senate when ... Read More
The fact sheet released today by the White House includes some key planks that NSC and our networks called for in our Skills for Inclusive Economic Recovery Federal Policy Agenda in September and in follow-up advocacy with the Biden Administration and Congress. Read more.
Read the latest from National Skills Coalition's Director of Government Affairs, Katie Spiker, about what we need to see from Congress and the White House to put America's workers back into the jobs that will fuel the recovery. Read more.
With its 68-29 vote, the Senate made Walsh the first former union leader to run the Labor Department in more than 40 years, putting him in charge of the agency amid historic levels of unemployment and an uneven recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.
Earlier this week, Sens. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Rob Portman (R-OH), and Reps. Andy Levin (D-MI) and Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) introduced the Jumpstart Our Businesses by Supporting Students Act of 2021, or the JOBS Act, to expand federal Pell Grant eligibility to high-quality, short-term job training programs. ... Read More