Congressman-Elect Bryan Steil outlines his priorities for 116th Congress

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Wisconsin U.S. Congressman-elect Bryan Steil said Monday that lowering health care costs and improving worker training in the U.S. will be among his top priorities after he’s sworn into office next month. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Evers endorses Walker’s plan to expand job training in state prisons


Gov. Scott Walker in the past few weeks of his unsuccessful re-election campaign announced he would further expand prison job training prisons. Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he supports the plan, and suggested he would go even further in the future. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel While Trump says one thing in Wisconsin, his budget cuts say another


Though he trumpeted apprenticeships in Waukesha yesterday, Trump’s budget slashes 40% from job training programs. For workers in states like Wisconsin, the impact would be devastating, with an estimated 34,000 residents losing services that help them find work or acquire the skills needed by growing industries like advanced manufacturing, health care and IT. >

In Waukesha, Trump touts ‘earn while you learn’ jobs push


At his event today at Waukesha County Technical College, President Trump convened a roundtable to showcase his administration’s efforts to boost apprenticeships, which he dubbed “earn while you learn,” with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. > The Hill

State Dems accuse Trump, Walker of being hypocrites on job training

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Democratic lawmakers and a union leader say President Trump’s visit to Wisconsin to tout apprenticeship programs is a hypocritical photo opportunity. Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca says Trump is pulling a “bait and switch” by claiming he cares about workers while cutting job training funding by 40 percent next year. > AP News / US News & World Report

President Trump and Ivanka to visit Waukesha County Tech on Tuesday


On Tuesday President Trump and his daughter Ivanka will visit Waukesha County Technical College as part of Trump’s pivot to spotlighting workforce development and apprenticeships. Joined by Governor Walker, the group will also participate in a roundtable discussion with local business owners, and Trump will headline a Walker fundraiser that evening. > WDJT Milwaukee