Action Alert: Please ask Senators to support Amendments 173 & 174 to Gaming Bill

Please call your MA Senator today and ask him or her to support Amendments 173 & 174, filed by Senator Kenneth Donnelly, to the MA Gaming Bill (S. 2015).

These amendments provide funding for middle-skill job training and placement programs by mandating that a portion of the licensing fees and ongoing revenues from casino gaming in MA is transferred to the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund.

You may read the full text of the amendments here.  Click on the “Amendments” tab, and then scroll down to Clerk #173 and 174.

Debate on the bill starts Monday, September 26.  Please call your Senator today.


Author: SkillWorks

SkillWorks is a nationally recognized workforce funder collaborative, launched by the Boston Foundation in 2003 to improve workforce development in Boston and across Massachusetts. SkillWorks brings together philanthropy, government, community organizations and employers to address the twin goals of: 1) Helping low-skill, low-income individuals attain family-supporting jobs; and 2) Helping employers find and retain skilled employees.

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