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June 28, 2016

The House Education and Workforce Committee today released the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act,” a new bill that would reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act through Fiscal Year (...

June 20, 2016

Last week, Colorado launched a new interactive website, launchmycareercolorado.org, in order to help future students estimate the return on investment for an array of higher education choices. The tool identifies in-demand jobs and reveals how a...

June 20, 2016

The legislatively-mandated bipartisan Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking is starting to take shape, with a majority of members appointed. The Commission will study how to improve the integration of federal data, including information about...

June 17, 2016

Regional economic dashboards for workforce stakeholders were on the agenda during the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute conference recently held in Minneapolis. Many agencies and...

June 15, 2016

The California Edge Coalition, a non-partisan advocacy group, held a workforce data briefing on June 10 for state legislative staff and agency officials. The event, called “Data to Serve Policy, Programs, and People: Reinventing California’s...

June 9, 2016

The Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday passed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations bill for Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies. The legislation, touted by leaders as the "first bipartisan Senate Labor-...

May 24, 2016

On May 19, Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey, signed AZ HB 2666 into law, due in part to WDQC’s assistance.

The legislation allows the Governor’s Economic Opportunity Office (GEOO) to fulfill requests for unemployment insurance data from...

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