The nation’s governors strongly urged Congress and the Administration to maintain the full 15 percent set-aside for statewide activities under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) in a brief issued today by the National Governors Association. The report shows that maintaining WIA set-aside funding for statewide activities is essential to ensure the continuation of critical initiatives to address skills-gaps, spur economic growth and help get Americans back to work.

State-Federal Brief: States’ Use of Workforce Investment Act Set-Aside Funding for Statewide Activities