House and Senate panels meet with Lima educators and business owners to discuss workforce development

During a joint session of the Ohio House Manufacturing and Workforce Development Committee and the Ohio Senate Workforce and Economic Development Committee at the Apollo Career Center in Lima last week, area business owners and job skills educators made pitches “for more help from the state in making workforce development a top priority” at the Statehouse, reports. Suggestions included investing in career technical schools and higher education, as well as high school and adult programs, to help overcome the “skills crisis” that business owners are experiencing at a time when the nation’s manufacturing industry is “in the early stages of renaissance,” the article said. For more, read the full story.

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