GRIMES, Iowa (Oct. 16, 2017) — Monday, Gov. Kim Reynolds was appointed by U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta to the President’s Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion. Greg Spenner, president and CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa (ABC), issued the following statement:

“As the largest apprenticeship-training program in Iowa, Associated Builders and Contractors wants to congratulate Gov. Reynolds on being appointed to the President’s Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion.

“The Reynolds administration is developing concrete solutions to Iowa’s workforce crisis. We know the governor will serve as an important voice to help us develop the next generation of safe, skilled and productive workers needed to build Iowa and keep our country moving forward.”