U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) applauded House passage of her amendment yesterday to create a Clean Energy Economy Workforce Program. Her amendment, which passed as a key component of H.R.4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, would establish an apprenticeship program to create new opportunities for workers at risk of being displaced.
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (D-PA) joined with Reps. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Alcee Hastings (D-FL), and Ron Wright (R-TX) to introduce the Jenna Quinn Law, which would allow current grant funds to be used to train and educate students, teachers, caregivers, and other adults who work with children on how to prevent, recognize, and report child sexual abuse. The bill, named for child abuse survivor Jenna Quinn, is a companion to legislation introduced in the Senate by U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) which passed the chamber last week.
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) and U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) expressed their support for the Morning Call Guild as the paper’s physical office in Allentown closed today after 100 years of service to the Greater Lehigh Valley community.