WIA. America Forward

Real Momentum Behind ‘Pay for Success’

Defying prevailing political winds, Congress has passed, and President Obama just signed into law, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) -- the first update to federal workforce programs in nearly 15 years. This unique moment of bipartisan, bicameral unity is notable not solely for its rarity within the current climate of legislative inertia,  but because WIOA will provide critical

America Forward Commends Congress for Workforce Legislation Announcement, Urges Swift Passage

  America Forward applauds the bicameral, bipartisan agreement on the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) reauthorization deal announced yesterday and urges the swift passage of final WIA legislation in Congress. WIA was last updated the year that Google was incorporated (1998) and it is noteworthy that in this challenging political environment that legislators are coming together to recognize the importance of