SCRANTON, April 17, 2018 – State Sen. John Blake and members of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a public hearing on career readiness and workforce development this Thursday at Penn State Scranton.

The hearing, titled “Our Students, Our Workforce and the Jobs of Tomorrow,” will be held on Thursday, April 19 at 11 a.m. in the Sherbine Lounge, which is located on the lower level of the Study Learning Center at Penn State Scranton (120 Ridge View Dr., Dunmore).

The public hearing will feature three panels and include testimony on career readiness, regional job projections and the skills gap in the workforce. Participants include representatives from the Wolf Administration, regional business executives and educational leaders.

The Senate Democratic Policy Committee is chaired by Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton).

Media coverage is welcome and encouraged.

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