Readout from the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet Meeting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Following Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ Workforce Cabinet meeting, Sanders’ spokeswoman Alexa Henning released the following readout: 
“Today, Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders hosted the first-ever meeting of the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet with Chief Workforce Officer Mike Rogers and state leaders including Secretary Putnam, Secretary Bassett, Secretary McDonald, Secretary Wood, and Secretary Penn. The Governor thanked the members of the Cabinet for their dedication to career education and workforce development initiatives, which prepare students in Arkansas to graduate into high-wage, high-growth jobs. Last week, Governor Sanders signed into law the most far-reaching bold, education reforms in the nation, including important career education programs that will empower high school graduates with the skills they need to find a high-paying job in their community. The Cabinet emphasized their support for these reforms and discussed ways to streamline existing workforce development programs to ensure an all-of-government approach to this issue. They closed the meeting by reiterating their commitment to this issue and resolved to meet again regularly to fast-track additional workforce development reforms.”