H.R. 78: New Chance for a New Start in Life Act of 2015

To authorize the Secretary of Labor to make grants to States, units of local government, and Indian tribes to carry out employment training programs to assist long-term unemployed job hunters obtain the skills and training to reenter the workforce and fill jobs in high-growth sectors of the economy.

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Jan 6, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jan 6, 2015

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Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
Length: 5 pages


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Jan 6, 2015

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