Dan Onorato says job training key to recovery

    Jobs in the health care field were at the top of the priority list for Pennsylvania’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate at a job training center in Philadelphia today.
    Dan Onorato toured the Breslin Learning Center…including a room full of mannequins laying on hospital beds surrounded by medical equipment.

    Jobs in the health care field were at the top of the priority list for Pennsylvania’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate at a job training center in Philadelphia today.

    Dan Onorato toured the Breslin Learning Center…including a room full of mannequins laying on hospital beds surrounded by medical equipment.

    The Center trains union members already working in the health care industry – as well as non-union workers hoping to join the field.

    Onorato said it’s important to fund training programs, but he’s not afraid to take a critical look at those that aren’t working.

    “You wanna make sure if we’re going to put our limited tax dollars that we have – and these are tough times – that we’re getting the biggest bang for our dollars, that we’re actually seeing results.  I’m committed to making sure that we have the training dollars that we need, the training facilities that we need, but not afraid to evaluate the ones that might not be producing.”

    Onorato faces Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett, a Republican, in the general election.

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