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H.R. 4371: Strengthen CTE in Higher Education Act

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To authorize funding to strengthen investments in the Nation's postsecondary career and technical education (CTE) programs and build connections across the entire education and workforce development system.

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Lori Trahan

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2019
Length: 11 pages
Sep 18, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Sep 18, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 18, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Congresswoman Lori Trahan Introduces Comprehensive Legislation to Lower the Cost of College
    — Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA3] (Sponsor) on Oct 16, 2019

15 Hayes Bills, Number Of Top Priorities Included In Higher Education Act Reauthorization
    — Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT5] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 16, 2019

Representatives Horn, Trahan, Pappas, and Finkenauer Introduce Critical Workforce Training and Education Legislation
    — Rep. Kendra Horn [D-OK5] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 19, 2019

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Sep 18, 2019

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