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WIOA Combined State Plan Posted for Public Comment

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires the governor of each state to submit a four-year Unified or Combined State Plan outlining the state’s workforce development strategy. Pennsylvania plans to submit a Combined State Plan to include the six core programs (Adult, Dislocated Worker, Youth, Wagner-Peyser, Adult Basic Education and Vocational Rehabilitation), as well the following optional programs:

  • Career and technical education programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
  • Employment and training programs under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • Work programs under Section 6(o) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008
  • Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers Programs
  • Jobs for Veterans State Grants Program
  • Senior Community Service Employment Program
  • Community Services Block Grant
  • Reintegration of Ex-Offenders Program

The Plan is required to be posted for public comment for a minimum of 30 days. Pennsylvania’s WIOA Combined State Plan was posted for public comment on December 28, 2015. Public comment were accepted until 5 PM on Monday, February 1, 2016.

Pennsylvania’s WIOA Combined State Plan

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