Jul 8, 2024 | Blog Posts

CO-SPONSOR ALERT: A skilled workforce for Iowa

We should be investing in hands-on learning opportunities, like apprenticeships and training programs, that help Iowans get the skills they need to start their career. In as few as four weeks, a student can go from the classroom to a job paying $50,000 per year.

That’s why I cosponsored the Promoting Apprenticeships through Regional Training Networks for Employers Required Skills (PARTNERS) Act to create a grant program that will help expand training opportunities between small businesses and registered apprenticeship programs.

In Congress, I’m fighting to invest in good-paying jobs that stay in our community by:

Bottom Line: Skilled workers are high in demand and apprenticeship opportunities are good for the workforce, good for business, and good for our economy.