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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

           
To reform the nation's broken job training system, House Republicans are advancing the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act (H.R. 803), legislation that will help put Americans back to work. 

                    
                              

Bill Information
   

Fact Sheet: The Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act
Bill Summary: The Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act


Infographics

A Maze of Confusing Programs


A Worker-Friendly System


The #SKILLSAct

Press Releases

House Approves Job Training Reform Legislation
VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Urges Colleagues to Reject the Failed Status Quo
VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Urges Support for SKILLS Act 
Visit to Local Community College Highlights Urgent Need for Job Training Reform
What They're Saying: Governors Support GOP Job Training Reform Efforts
Committee Approves Critical Job Training Reforms
What They're Saying: Employers Praise Job Training Reforms
Committee Republicans Release Broad Job Training Reform Legislation
Leading Job Training Officials Laud Reforms in the SKILLS Act
VIDEO RELEASE: Committee Republicans Highlight How the SKILLS Act Will Strengthen Our Workforce
Just the Facts: The SKILLS Act Supports the Nation's Most Vulnerable Workers
Just the Facts: The SKILLS Act Consolidates Ineffective & Redundant Programs 
Just the Facts: The SKILLS Act Encourages Local Control, Flexibility 
INFOGRAPHIC: The #SKILLSAct
INFOGRAPHIC: A Maze of Confusing Programs
INFOGRAPHIC: A Worker-Friendly System


Committee Activity

Markup: H.R. 803, the SKILLS Act
Hearing: Putting America Back to Work: Reforming the Nation's Workforce Investment System

Letters of Support

Alaska Trucking Association
American Hospital Association 
American Hotel and Lodging Association
American Organization of Nurse Executives
American Truckers Association
Americans for Tax Reform
Arizona Trucking Association
Associated Builders and Contractors
Associated General Contractors
Citizens Against Government Waste
Forging Industry Association
FreedomWorks
Germanna Community College
Governor Chris Christie
Governor Tom Corbett
Governor Gary Herbert
Governor John Kasich
Governor Bob McDonnell
Governor Rick Scott
Governor Rick Snyder
Independent Electrical Contractors
Indiana Trucking Association
Iowa Trucking Association
Mississippi Trucking Association
Missouri Trucking Association
National Council of Chain Restaurants
National Restaurant Association
National Retail Federation
National Roofing Contractors Association
National Taxpayers Union
Nebraska Trucking Association
Rebuilding America's Middle Class - A Coalition of Community Colleges
Rhode Island Trucking Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Virginia Trucking Association
West Virginia Trucking Association
Wyoming Trucking Association 

Other Resources

Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report on the Nation's Job Training System
Majority Leader's Site on the SKILLS Act

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