The Senate Higher Education Committee is considering proposed legislation that would create a joint study committee that would focus on strengthening Georgia’s future workforce. House Resolution 154 was presented to the committee Monday morning by Sen. Nan Orrock (D-Atlanta) but has bipartisan support with 40 Republican and Democrat co-signers.

No action was taken on the resolution Monday, but Chairman Lindsey Tippins (R-Marietta) said the committee would probably vote Wednesday morning. This committee – the  Committee for Strengthening Georgia’s Future Workforce–  would look at a number of issues including the need for a needs-based financial aid options for Georgia students. 

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