White House summit highlights state and local workforce models 

July 14, 2022
Summit held to outline ARP investments.

The White House held a summit highlighting American Rescue Plan Act investments in state and local workforce programs.

This included $9 billion to expand the Medicaid home and community-based services workforce and $7 billion to strengthen the health and public health workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic and longer term. The event highlighted a Kansas program to help hospitals retain nurses and other healthcare workers, and an Erie County, N.Y., program to train students for high-demand healthcare careers.

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