April 3, 2015:  WIOA Regulations


January 7, 2015:  WIOA Regulations Delayed


December 2014:  Tentative Agreement Reached on FY15 Funding Levels


August 2014:  Department of Labor Schedules Listening Sessions on WIOA Regulations


July 2014:  Workforce Legislation Signed Into Law


June 2014:  WIOA Passes House


May 2014:  Efforts to Reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act Are Working!


February 22, 2014:  Help Support Funding for Workforce Programs

  • Consider signing your organization on to this letter in support of additional funding for workforce development, education and job training programs.  Find out MORE


January 16, 2014:  Congress Passes Spending bill

  • This bill funds the government through September 30th.   Find out about the funding levels for your workforce program by reading  MORE


December 12, 2013:  House Passes Budget Measure

  • The House of Representatives passed a 2-year bipartisan budget by a vote of 332-94.  The bill awaits approval by Senate.  Find out MORE


October 21, 2013:  Legislative Update:  Sign On Letter

  • The lack of a reauthorization for the Workforce Investment Act has been used frequently as a reason for cutting funding for workforce programs.  It is time to eliminate that excuse. Find out MORE


October 17, 2013:  Legislative Update:  Government Reopens

  • Last night, the House and Senate approved a bill to reopen the government.   READ more


October 8, 2013:  Legislative Update:  FY14 Funding

  • Government shutdown is in the second week.  Find out what programs are impacted and how.  READ more


August 6, 2013  Legislative Update  WIA Reauthorization

  • The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed its version of the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act.  The Workforce Investment Act of 2013 (S. 1356) by a vote of 18:3.   READ more


July 22, 2013  Legislative Update:  FY14 Funding

  • The Senate Appropriations Committee approved its fiscal year (FY) 2014 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-H) appropriations bill.  Find out what funding was recommended for your program HERE.


March 6, 2013  Legislative Update:  WIA Reauthorization Passes Committee


February 22, 2013 Legislative Update:  Sequestration and WIA Reauthorization

  • Unless Congress acts quickly, across the board cuts to discretionary programs such as workforce development and job training, will take effect next Friday.  The total amount that will be cut is $1.2 trillion or about 5%.     Find out the latest plus efforts to reauthorize the Workforce Investement Act. Click HERE for the full update.



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