ABI Public Policy Staff Presents at Gov. Reynolds' Budget Briefing

December 19, 2019

JD Davis, ABI vice president of public policy, provided testimony to Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg on Tuesday during their annual state budget hearing. The importance of continued investment in the workforce development aspects of Future Ready Iowa were stressed. Gov. Reynolds thanked the members of ABI that met with her during roundtable discussions held around the state and for the insight those employers provided. The governor announced at the hearing she is recommending $13 million in funding in the FY2021 budget for Future Ready Iowa. Thank you to those who attended the roundtables and advocated for a focus on workforce development. Your efforts are creating results.