What the Parties Think  

Republican: In March 2012, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) proposed a bill to streamline the funding streams for job training programs, citing overlap among all the programs. Republicans think there is redundancy among the federal training programs and want to consolidate them.

Democrat: In April 2012, Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.) proposed to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act with an emphasis on innovation grants.

Over 8 million Americans found work through the One-Stop Career Centers in 2011. (U.S. Dept. of Labor).

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