At Parkland College, Duckworth Highlights Efforts to Boost Workforce Development and Aviation Training

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) met with Parkland College leaders, including President Pamela Lau, to discuss her work to help create good-paying, local jobs and stronger support systems for students attending Illinois colleges, including Veteran students. Duckworth, a pilot and member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation (CST) as well as Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations and Innovation, also discussed the College’s Institute of Aviation and the bipartisan Aviation Workforce Development and Recruitment Act she helped introduce.