Resolution to evaluate Kentucky’s workforce development programs passes Senate committee

8 Mar 2022


A resolution to help ensure Kentucky’s workforce development programs are performing at the highest possible levels to address the Commonwealth’s ongoing workforce issues passed out of the Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor committee on Tuesday.

During the committee meeting, Kentucky Chamber Director of Public Affairs John Cox testified alongside Senator Wil Schroder in support of Senate Concurrent Resolution 168, which directs the Legislative Research Commission hire a consultant or group of experts to evaluate the hundreds of millions of dollars the state spends each year to fund workforce education and development programs across the state. The group would also gather and analyze data, research trends, and study economic issues to tackle Kentucky’s issues relating to workforce.

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