Bill to increase opportunity for Oklahoma’s workforce passes House

Ponca City Now - March 10, 2020 9:24 am

OKLAHOMA CITY — State Rep. Mickey Dollens (D-OKC) released the following statement after House Bill 3378, an apprenticeship tax credit bill authored by Dollens, passed the House floor with a bipartisan vote of 72 to 21.

“House Bill 3378 rewards employers that invest in work-based-learning through registered apprenticeship programs,” Dollens said. “The intent is to help bridge the workforce skills gap while offsetting costs associated with program implementation. We know that it usually isn’t aptitude that prevents success after high school but barriers to opportunity. Registered apprenticeship programs represent a way around those barriers and into a career that can support a family. I appreciate the members of the House for passing this legislation, and I look forward to it passing through the Senate.”


Latest Stories

Evans Children’s Academy of Performing Arts to Present “Adams Family The Musical”

The “Addams Family Musical” is coming to the Poncan Theater presented by the Evan’s Children’s Academy...

Third Street Will be Closed Between Walnut and Oklahoma for Reconstruction Beginning Wednesday

Ellsworth Construction OKC, LLC, dba A-Tech Paving, has entered a contract with the City of Ponca...

Po-Hi Drum Majors Attend Camp

The 2022-2023 Po-Hi Drum Majors recently attended the University of Texas at Arlington’s annual Leadership Camp...