From the Burlington County Times: Allen unveils workforce training legislation at BCIT

December 11th, 2014

Great story in the Burlington County Times about Senator Diane Allen’s visit to Burlington County Institute of Technology to announce a new package of workforce development bills.

Allen at BCIT 2014 4State Sen. Diane Allen says it’s no secret that New Jersey has some of the highest taxes in the nation.

Much less frequently discussed is that the state is home to some of the best-trained workers, which Allen believes is a crucial draw for businesses despite New Jersey’s higher costs.

Making sure New Jersey’s workers remain properly trained and educated for existing and future jobs is the objective of a four-bill package Allen, R-7th of Edgewater Park, unveiled Wednesday during a visit to the Burlington County Institute of Technology’s Westampton campus.

Read the whole story here.

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