Senator Sherrod Brown pushes for passage of legislation that will address the skills gap and match workforce development with the needs of the region.

The Workforce Investment Act passed the Senate and is moving to the House. Senator Brown said this legislation will help train Ohioans for high paying jobs and provide employers with workers they need to compete.

He believes by training workers for the jobs available young people are more likely to stay in the State. He said this program is personal.

"I know how important it is to have your grandchildren at least in the same state," said Senator Brown democrat from Ohio. "I want people to help make that happen by helping to create job opportunities in rural Ohio or Appalachia."

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