Gov. Brian Sandoval

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June 10, 2012
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Sandoval Column: Workforce investment for Nevada's future

One of the most serious issues we confront in our state is helping Nevada's workforce make the leap from the 20th century to the new global economy. Even as we make gains in reducing the unemployment rate through job growth, we must address the underlying issue of workforce readiness. It's no secret that the world's economy has changed. Nevada's workforce must change with it.

The federal Workforce Investment Act provides a framework for how federal dollars reach Nevada's workers for training and development purposes. In Nevada, we have a statewide Workforce Investment Board. We currently also have two "local" or …

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