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Business Roundtable Applauds Bipartisan Advancement of Perkins Act

Washington – Following the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s bipartisan passage of legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, Business Roundtable today released the following statement from Wes Bush, Chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman Corporation and Chair of the Business Roundtable Education and Workforce Committee:


“Today’s action by the Senate HELP Committee is a crucial step forward to provide America’s students with the skills and career pathways they need for success. Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray deserve tremendous credit for their leadership in advancing key reforms and securing bipartisan passage out of Committee. Business Roundtable strongly urges the Senate to build on the bipartisan momentum and pass this legislation on the floor as soon as possible.”