RELEASE: Apprenticeship & Vocational Technical Training Bill Passes House

Danielson’s Bill Promoting Apprenticeships, Vocational Technical Training Passes House 

DENVER – Rep. Jessie Danielson’s bill to better connect Coloradans to vocational and technical training opportunities passed the Colorado House today with strong bipartisan support.

“Colorado needs more trained workers and these apprenticeships pave a path to good-paying jobs in stable careers,” said Rep. Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge. “By creating more opportunities to find available vocational technical training and apprenticeships, we are helping give the same support and attention to students who may not be planning on college.”

HB18-1341 would create a directory of apprenticeships and vocational technical training programs in Colorado that may be accessed by students, guidance counselors, parents, workforce development councils and any Coloradan seeking a better-paying career.

Today’s 49-14 vote sends the bill to the Senate.

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