Congressman Guthrie Recognized by Goodwill Industries®

Rockville, MD. – Goodwill Industries International is pleased to honor Congressman Brett Guthrie (R–KY) as a recipient of its Goodwill® National Policymaker Award for 2010.
The award recognizes a federal policymaker who has clearly demonstrated support for Goodwill’s public policy priorities.
Rep. Guthrie was nominated by Goodwill Industries of Kentucky (Louisville, KY), for his leadership in the House to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and for strengthening job opportunities for workers and job seekers in a struggling economy.
“Congressman Guthrie supports Goodwill’s efforts to have Congress reevaluate our nation’s job training programs and update them to ensure that they reflect workers’ and communities’ needs,” said Jim Gibbons, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries International.
At a reception in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, April 27, Rep. Guthrie was recognized and thanked for his ongoing concern for issues relevant to Goodwill. The reception was part of Goodwill Industries International’s fourth Advocacy Day — “Invest in the American Worker.”
“I am very honored to receive this award and look forward to working with Goodwill Industries on these important issues,” said Rep. Guthrie. “There has never been a more critical time to make sure that our workforce has the opportunity to find new jobs or receive additional training.”