Pennsylvania Governor Renews Higher-Ed Scholarship Idea Amid Worker Shortage

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says it's time for lawmakers to get on board with his proposed college scholarship program, saying it's urgently needed because of difficulties finding workers across industries.

In an interview Wednesday, Wolf said the program makes sense because Pennsylvania's state government is currently in a strong financial position, and because of a growing demand for workers, including college graduates.

“When you think about the challenges that we’re going to be facing in the next couple of years, it’s going to be not, ‘Where can we get jobs?’ It’s ’Where can we get skills?” Wolf said.

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