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(Washington D.C.)- Rep. Grace Napolitano welcomed news today that several organizations which conduct job training in the 38th District will be receiving a total of $298,122 in grants from the Department of Labor to train local young people to work in green industries such as solar power, water conservation, and energy efficiency.
(Pico Rivera, CA) – An estimated 3000-5000 people attended Rep. Grace Napolitano’s 3rd annual job fair at El Rancho High School on Saturday, Oct. 24, each looking for work, help with their resume, or just a chance to meet face-to-face with a hiring employer. Participants met with government agencies, private employers, and received free hair cuts and other services.
(Washington D.C.)- Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano joined other members of the House of Representatives today in passing a thirteen-week extension of unemployment benefits for the 29 states and territories with unemployment rates greater than 8.5%. In California, which reported an unemployment rate of 12.2% in August, 68,713 people will be without benefits by the end of September and 154,328 by the end of December unless this legislation is signed into law.