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Ainsworth, Reed, BCA president and legislators to talk Workforce Transformation Plan

The bipartisan commission is now preparing legislation to transform the state’s workforce initiatives.

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Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth, Senate Pro-Tem Greg Reed, R-Jasper, Rep. Danny Garrett, R-Trussville, Rep. Kelvin Lawrence, D-Hayneville, and Business Council of Alabama (BCA) President and CEO Helena Duncan and other state leaders will hold a news conference today, Jan. 23 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss plans for legislation to make Alabama’s workforce development system one of the nation’s best. 

The Legislature created the Lieutenant Governor’s Commission on 21st Century Workforce in 2019 to develop a statewide workforce development plan. The bipartisan commission is now preparing legislation to transform the state’s workforce initiatives.

The 2024 legislative session begins Feb. 6.

Who: Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth, Senate Pro-Tem Greg Reed, Rep. Danny Garrett, Rep. Kelvin Lawrence, Lt. Governor’s Commission on 21st Century Workforce Members, BCA President and CEO Helena Duncan.

What: News conference to discuss workforce development legislation.

When: Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Press briefing room on the Third Floor of the State House. 11 South Union Street, Montgomery, AL.

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