Print

Rep. Hudson Applauds Signing of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 22, 2014 

Rep. Hudson Applauds Signing of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement applauding the President’s signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (H.R. 803).

“It is absolutely tragic that six years after the economic recession was supposedly over, millions of Americans are still struggling to make ends meet or find a job in the first place. At the same time, I talk to businesses back home in North Carolina all the time who say they want to hire people, but can’t find workers with the skills needed for the jobs they’re filling.

“This legislation will consolidate and streamline workforce development programs, protecting taxpayer dollars and ensuring that workers have the skills they need to get the jobs that are out there. I had hoped the Conference Committee would maintain all reforms found in the House-passed SKILLS Act and there is still more work to be done, but this is a big step in the right direction. I will continue working to help unemployed North Carolinians access the skills needed to get back to work."

As a cosponsor of the House-passed version—the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act—and a leader on the House Committee on Education & the Workforce, Rep. Hudson was invited by the White House to attend the bill signing ceremony.

To learn more about the law, please click here.

###

  • Office Locations Push

     

    Office Name Location Image Map URL
    Washington, DC Office 2112 Rayburn House Office Building
    Washington, DC 20515
    Phone: (202) 225-3715
    Fax: (202) 225-4036
    Hours: M-F 8:30am-6:00pm
    Washington https://goo.gl/maps/FfWdN51zAXA2
    Concord Office 325 McGill Avenue, NW
    Suite 500
    Concord, NC 28027
    Phone: (704) 786-1612
    Fax: (704) 782-1004
    Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:30pm
    Concord http://goo.gl/maps/RmioT
    Fayetteville Office 225 Green Street, Suite 202
    Fayetteville, NC 28301
    Phone: (910) 997-2070
    Fax: (910) 817-7202
    Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:30pm
    Fayetteville https://goo.gl/maps/Mni25etRVjS2
    Pinehurst Office  Sandhills Community College
    Logan Building, Room 221
    3395 Airport Road
    Pinehurst, NC 28374
    (910) 246-5374
    Hours: Tues/Thurs 8:30am-5:30pm
    and by appointment
    Pinehurst https://goo.gl/maps/v1B4FZR24Ao
           
  • HIDDEN_WEBSITE_VARIABLES

     

    How to use: Insert <span class="EXACT_VALUE_LABEL_AS_ENTERED_BELOW">&nbsp;</span> where you'd like the value to be populated.

    Non-breaking space within span tags - &nbsp; - is required for WYSIWYG.

    Label
    (no spaces or special characters)

    Value

    Comments (optional)
    repName John Smith  
    helpWithFedAgencyAddress Haverhill District Office
    1234 S. Courthouse
    Haverhill, CA 35602
     
    district 21st District of California  
    academyUSCitizenDate July 1, 2012  
    academyAgeDate July 1, 2012  
    academyApplicationDueDate October 20, 2012  
    repStateABBR AZ  
    repDistrict 1  
    repState Arizona  
    repDistrictText 1st  
    repPhoto  
    SponsoredBills Sponsored Bills  
    CoSponsoredBills Co-Sponsored Bills  
         
         
         
         
         

Footer Survey





Refresh Number

*By answering this survey, you are subscribing to my newsletter.