A House bill released Sunday would beef up support for worker training in a $14.7 billion discretionary funding proposal for the Department of Labor.
- The draft measure‘s labor funding would be $2.2 billion more than fiscal 2021, and $400 million more than the White House requested
- Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act state grants would get $250 million more than fiscal 2021 and $76.2 million more than requested
- Lawmakers are conducting bipartisan talks to reauthorize WIOA, the chief federal worker training program
- Job Corps programs would receive $1.83 billion—$81.4 million more than the previous year and $75.3 million above the ...