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H.R.4297 Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 14, 2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 513.

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    • Women Construction Owners & Executives

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • House WIA Reauthorization Bill Eliminates Youth Jobs and Training ... - June 26, 2012 by Adrienne - ... the House Education and Workforce Committee approved the Workforce Investment Improvement Act (HR 4297) on a party line vote – meaning the legislation may soon be considered by the full House of Representatives.

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      As noted by Adrienne on June 26, 2012, "... the House Education and Workforce Committee approved the Workforce Investment Improvement Act (HR 4297) on a party line vote – meaning the legislation may soon be considered by the full House of Representatives." (/url?q=http://younginvincibles.org/2012/06/house-wia-reauthorization-bill-eliminates-youth-jobs-and-training/&sa=U&ei=ahb4T-GYG9Do2gWG_tXOBg&ved=0CDMQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNHZol5UsPBtYzj0JhyGwWKk-ceRkA)
    • Perkins legislation : Schargel Consulting Group - June 21, 2012 by Franklin - The House Education and Workforce Committee met on June 7 to mark up the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4297). Introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), the bill would reauthorize the Workforce ...

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      As noted by Franklin on June 21, 2012, "The House Education and Workforce Committee met on June 7 to mark up the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4297). Introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), the bill would reauthorize the Workforce ..." (/url?q=http://www.schargel.com/2012/06/20/perkins-legislation/&sa=U&ei=L5TlT7-OEKrB2QXt0YD5Aw&ved=0CEMQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNFZPqjOru8akvE9mrTJsw1BIMo2Ag)
    • Perkins legislation : Schargel Consulting Group - June 21, 2012 by Franklin - The House Education and Workforce Committee met on June 7 to mark up the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4297). Introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), the bill would reauthorize the Workforce ...

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      As noted by Franklin on June 21, 2012, "The House Education and Workforce Committee met on June 7 to mark up the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4297). Introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), the bill would reauthorize the Workforce ..." (/url?q=http://www.schargel.com/2012/06/20/perkins-legislation/&sa=U&ei=TTXkT5-lBYGc9gTZ4t3UCQ&ved=0CD8QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNFonUH3R0CBGKL3q-1-gCBxTytbNA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Workforce Investment Improvement Act Passes Committee - June 08, 2012 by Santa Clarita Radio - The Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4297) will reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and was approved in a vote of 23 to 15. The committee adopted a number of Democrat amendments to strengthen reforms in the bill.

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      As noted by Santa Clarita Radio on June 08, 2012, "The Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4297) will reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and was approved in a vote of 23 to 15. The committee adopted a number of Democrat amendments to strengthen reforms in the bill." (http://hometownstation.com/index.php?view=article&catid=26%3Alocal-news&id=29822%3Aworkforce-improvement-house-clarita-2012-06-08-08-44&tmpl=component&layout=default&page=&option=com_content&Itemid=97)
    • U.S. Rep. Petri: Applauds legislation to help put Americans back to work - June 07, 2012 by WisPolitics.com - We can take a big bite out of unemployment if we address the problem properly," he said. The Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4297) would strengthen the nation’s failing workforce development system, eliminate dozens of ineffective ...

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      As noted by WisPolitics.com on June 07, 2012, "We can take a big bite out of unemployment if we address the problem properly," he said. The Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4297) would strengthen the nation’s failing workforce development system, eliminate dozens of ineffective ..." (http://wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=271978)
    • H.R.4297 Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 - May 25, 2012 by OpenCongress - ...Your opinion counts - together, we're finding the very best news and blog coverage about Congress available on the web. H.R. 4297, the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012, is the subject of an April 17 hearing by the U.S. House Education and th

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      As noted by OpenCongress on May 25, 2012, "...Your opinion counts - together, we're finding the very best news and blog coverage about Congress available on the web. H.R. 4297, the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012, is the subject of an April 17 hearing by the U.S. House Education and th" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h4297/show)
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