NAWDP is a member of the Campaign to Invest in America’s Workforce (CIAW), and advocates for funding through this organization. CIAW's communications regarding FY2018 appropriations levels can be found at the links below:
Testimony before the House Labor, HHS Appropriations Subcommittee, May 2017
Letter to House Labor, HHS Appropriations Subcommittee, July 2017
Letter to House leadership regarding FY18 funding, November 2017
Letter to Senate leadership regarding FY18 funding, November 2017
In late May 2017, the National Governors Association asked CIAW member organizations to share with their stakeholders, a copy of the NGA letter sent to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcomittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies.
The letter, dated May 25, urged the Senate to prioritize funding for federal education and workforce programs in the budget and appropriations for fiscal year 2018.
To read the letter, click above, or click the image below.