Published Online: March 8, 2005
Published in Print: March 9, 2005, as Job Training Gets Nod

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Job Training Gets Nod

The Republican-controlled House passed job-training legislation on a largely party-line vote of 224-200 last week. Supporters say the bill would strengthen the nation’s job-training system. Democrats are opposed in part because it would allow faith-based providers who use religion as a criterion in hiring to receive funds under the measure.

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