Congress is set to vote on two bills that would make it harder for workers to get the training and services they need to get a good job – the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act and the Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act of 2013. These bills will make it harder to provide training and services for those most in need.
Tell Congress to vote “No” on the SKILLS and the Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Acts today.
The time has come for a modern day revamp of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s 1935 Works Progress Administration (WPA), a public works program enacted during the Great Depression. We did it once. Let’s do it now!
Last year Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) introduced H.R. 494, the 21st Century Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Act, a bill to reinstate the 1933 New Deal program put in place during the Great Depression. However, the bill is just sitting in the House Education and Workforce Committee.
The Time Is Now To Hire US America
We demand our leaders put America back to work!
Lots of changes are coming to Washington as the 2012 presidential elections loom.
Nevertheless, our agenda stays the same: Hire US, America!