Senator Ossoff works across the aisle to help Georgia students access professional training programs

The bipartisan JOBS Act would make it easier for more Georgia students to access job training programs to prepare them for successful careers

Washington, D.C – US Senator Jon Ossoff, on the other hand, is working to give more Georgia students access to vocational training programs.

As companies across the state face labor shortages, Senator Ossoff is supporting the US Senate’s efforts to pass the bipartisan JOBS Act to allow more students to access and pay for job training programs.

The bill would ensure that students across Georgia who are enrolled in quality short-term skills and professional training programs have access to Pell Grants to complete their educational and workforce development programs.

Currently, Pell Scholarships can only be used for two- and four-year colleges and universities.

“I am working to bring Republicans and Democrats together in Congress to pass the bipartisan JOBS Act, which will allow young and mid-career people in Georgia to apply for and receive federal financial aid to Access and prepare for vocational training programs.” Career,” said Senator Ossoff.

The non-partisan JOBS Act was introduced by Sens. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Mike Braun (R-IN).

Senator Ossoff continues to champion Georgia students who want to advance their careers by making sure they have the resources to do so.

Last year, Senator Ossoff helped secure a $500 increase in the maximum Pell Grant grant, the largest increase in a decade.

President Biden also signed Senator Ossoff’s bipartisan bill into law to promote cybersecurity professional training at HBCUs came into force last August.

Click here to read the bipartisan JOBS Act.