skilled-workers http://peoriapublicradio.org en Durbin tours ICC, touts skilled-worker bill http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/durbin-tours-icc-touts-skilled-worker-bill <p></p><div>U.S. Senator Dick Durbin stopped at Illinois Central College in East Peoria to tout upcoming legislation aimed at boosting the skilled-workforce. &nbsp;The Community College To Career Fund Act heads to the Senate next week. &nbsp;It would use competitive grants to fund paid internships and employment opportunities for health care, manufacturing and energy jobs. &nbsp;Michael Sloan is director of ICC’s Agricultural and Industrial Technologies. &nbsp;He says the bill would also help community colleges upgrade equipment for skilled workforce training:</div><p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 21:56:19 +0000 Alex Rusciano 8272 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Durbin tours ICC, touts skilled-worker bill