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Franken touts federal workforce bill: Says bipartisan legislation will help skills gap in Minnesota

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WASHINGTON -- Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., on Wednesday showcased a bill intended to help narrow the job skills gap in Minnesota and nationwide that passed with bipartisan support the same day.


In a phone interview, Franken noted the root law that the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act reforms has not been reauthorized by Congress since 1998.

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Zach Kayser
Zach Kayser covers local government and city issues for the Pioneer. He previously worked for the Wadena Pioneer Journal, and is an alumni of the University of Minnesota, Morris. 
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