26 Feb 2013

Please click on the links below to view articles that have come out over the last week in support of Job Corps.  Each article’s title, source, date of publication and the Job Corps center it references is listed below the link. http://www.dailyastorian.com/free/job-corps-faces-spring-of-attrition/article_52979392-7d20-11e2-9de7-0019bb2963f4.html Job Corps faces spring of attrition The Daily…

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17 Apr 2012

The House Education and the Workforce Committee held a hearing on H.R. 4297, the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012. That bill, which is sponsored by Reps. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Buck McKeon (R-CA), and Joe Heck (R-NV), would consolidate 27 different job training programs, including Job Corps, into a block grant to…

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13 Apr 2012

On Thursday, March 29, House Republicans on the House Education and the Workforce Committee introduced a new proposal for the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA). The bill, H.R 4297, the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012, is a consolidated version of three bills introduced earlier by…

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13 Apr 2012

On Wednesday, March 28 the House Labor, Health and Human Services and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee held its annual hearing with Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis to discuss the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget request. While the majority of the hearing focused on issues unrelated to Job Corps, Chairman Denny Rehberg…

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