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    President Obama in Los Angeles

    President Obama talked about the importance of job-driven skills training, particularly for fast-growing sectors such as health care, and the role of community colleges in federal job…

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    Presidential Program in Los Angeles, Introduction

    Secretary of Labor Tom Perez and officials of the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College spoke to the crowd waiting for President Obama to make a speech. Linda Cole sang the national…

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    Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

    President Obama talked about improving the state of the middle class thorough better jobs and preparing Americans with skill sets for those jobs before signing H.R. 803, the Workforce…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the need to ensure that Americans were equipped with the skills employers were looking for.

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    Governors on Education and Workforce Development

    The nation’s governors discussed the role of education in a state’s economic development. Guest speakers included Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), who as the ranking member of…

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    Governors on Education and Job Training

    National Governors Association Chair Mary Fallin (R-OK) gave her final report on her year-long initiative, “America Works: Education and Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs.” The…

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    The State-Federal Partnership

    Vice President Biden was the featured speaker at the opening session of annual meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA). He talked about state-federal partnerships in job…

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    Workforce Training Bill Signing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was joined House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other members of Congress as he signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act prior to…

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    Helping War Veterans

    Panelists talked about efforts to help the reintegration of returning war veterans. The event included opening remarks by Colonel Rich Morales, executive director of the White…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Do government job training programs work?”

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    President Obama in Pennsylvania

    President Obama talked about the U.S. economy and job training at the Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pennsylvania. He was introduced by Vice President…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act that would help the unemployed…

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    Jobs and the Economy

    Governors from throughout the U.S. discussed employment trends in states, growth opportunities, and the changing economic climate. This session was moderated by Maria…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN), Gregg Harper (R-MS), Martha Roby (R-AL), and Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the weekly Republican address. They talked about areas of bipartisan…

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    President Obama Remarks in Waukesha, Wisconsin

    President Obama delivered remarks on jobs and the economy at General Electric Gas Engines in Waukesha, Wisconsin, near Milwaukee. The president also signed an executive order…

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    Jobs Skills Initiatives

    Staff members from the Labor, Commerce, and Education Departments spoke to mayors at a meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Committee on Jobs, Education and the Workforce chaired by…

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    Technical Education and Training Programs

    Education and business leaders testified at a House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education hearing on improving technical education…

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    Technical Education and Jobs

    Sandra Krebsbach, the Executive Director of the American Technical Education Association, talked about the expansion of technical education. Other topics included the expansion of the…

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    National Governors Association Meeting, Education and Workforce

    The Education and Workforce Committee of the National Governors' Association met to discuss issues in the field of education and job training. Topics focused included the need for…

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    Obama Administration Proposal on Community Colleges

    Jamie Merisotis talked about President Obama’s announcement calling for $12 billion in additional funding to the nation’s community colleges, and he responded to telephone calls…

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