GRIMES, Iowa (Jan. 9, 2018) — Greg Spenner, president and CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa (ABC), issued the following statement in response to Gov. Kim Reynolds’ “Condition of the State” address:  

“I appreciate Gov. Reynolds’ steadfast leadership on expanding apprenticeship training for Iowans. Her ambitious goal of ensuring 70 percent of Iowa workers have the skills they need to land a job by 2025 is a challenge we take seriously."

“As the largest construction apprenticeship-training program in Iowa, Associated Builders and Contractors looks forward to working with the Reynolds administration to develop the next generation of safe, skilled and productive workers needed to build Iowa and keep our country moving forward.”