Upcoming Panel Discussion: Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce

We invite you to join our panel discussion, “Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce” on Thursday, January 18 from Noon until 1pm in Rayburn 2358-C. The purpose of the discussion is to hear testimony from representatives
of some of the most successful apprenticeship programs across the country.  The panelists will discuss the reasons behind their success, provide lessons for Congress, and offer tips for other programs moving forward.

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Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce

We invite you to join our panel discussion, “Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce” on Thursday, January 18 from Noon until 1pm in Rayburn 2358-C. The purpose of the discussion is to hear testimony from representatives
of some of the most successful apprenticeship programs across the country.  The panelists will discuss the reasons behind their success, provide lessons for Congress, and offer tips for other programs moving forward.

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Upcoming Panel Discussion: Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce

We invite you to join our panel discussion, “Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce” on Thursday, January 18 from Noon until 1pm in Rayburn 2358-C. The purpose of the discussion is to hear testimony from representatives
of some of the most successful apprenticeship programs across the country.  The panelists will discuss the reasons behind their success, provide lessons for Congress, and offer tips for other programs moving forward.

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Puerto Rico Still in the Dark: Ongoing Recovery Efforts 100 Days After Hurricane Maria

It has been three months since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico and roughly half of the island is still without power.
[i] I would like to bring to your attention the stunning Washington Post story, “Sin Luz: Life
Without Power,” which chronicles the condition of rural communities in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.  The story is a unique compilation of video, photographs, interviews, and text that illuminates the ongoing barriers faced by many communities
on the island as they try to rebuild. 

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Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce

We invite you to join our panel discussion, “Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce”
on Thursday, January 18 from Noon until 1pm in Rayburn 2358-C. The purpose of the discussion is to hear testimony from representatives of some of the most successful apprenticeship programs across the country.  The panelists will discuss the reasons behind
their success, provide lessons for Congress, and offer tips for other programs moving forward.

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Cosponsor HR4535 – The RICE Act of 2017

The New York Times story below sheds light on the alarming concerns with arsenic in our food supply that has made its way into infant rice cereal. As you know, arsenic is a natural element that is most toxic in its inorganic form. In addition to
being a known carcinogen, according to the World Health Organization inorganic arsenic is associated with developmental defects, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.[1] Many foods contain slight levels of inorganic
arsenic, but rice in particular takes up greater amounts from soil and water, according to the Food and Drug Administration.[2]

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