LT. GOVERNOR BROWN TO DISCUSS JOBS AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
OPPORTUNITIES IN WESTERN MARYLAND
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (April 25, 2013) – This weekend, Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown will visit Hagerstown to meet with local leaders and highlight the region’s efforts to create jobs and spur economic growth.
Tomorrow, Friday, Lt. Governor Brown will visit the Mack/Volvo Powertrain manufacturing plant to tour the facilities and meet with management and workers about the Administration’s commitment to supporting and expanding the manufacturing industry in Maryland.
Saturday, the Lt. Governor and Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) Secretary Leonard J. Howie, III will hold a roundtable discussion at Hagerstown Community College with Western Maryland (Garrett, Allegany, Washington) workforce development and education leaders to discuss the Administration’s EARN legislation. The legislation, passed by the General Assembly this Session and signed into law by Governor O’Malley this month, promotes workforce training collaborations between businesses, government, and nonprofits, provides workers with state-of-the-art training and fills critical voids in companies.
Lt. Governor Brown leads the O’Malley-Brown Administration’s economic development portfolio. In addition to his role as Chair of the Joint Legislative and Executive Commission on Oversight of Public-Private Partnerships, the Lt. Governor chairs Maryland’s FastTrack initiative – part of Maryland Made Easy (www.easy.maryland.gov<http://www.easy.maryland.gov/
Lt. Governor Brown to Tour Mack/Volvo Powertrain Facility in Hagerstown
13043 Volvo Way
TOMORROW, Friday, April 26, 2013
Lt. Governor Brown to Hold Roundtable Discussion with Western Maryland Workforce Development and Education Leaders
Hagerstown Community College
Career Programs Building
11400 Robinwood Drive
SATURDAY, April 27, 2013