Kelly Lewis, the president and chief executive officer of TechQuest Pennsylvania, wrote an op-ed on 9/4/09 with this headline. Below is an excerpt, but you can also read the full op-ed in The Central Penn Business Journal.
"....To compete globally, Pennsylvania needs nothing short of a transformation. Innovative Industry Partnership workforce training was helping lead the transformation, but now appears destined to be zeroed-out.
Killing innovation is the race to the bottom. Killing industry partnership workforce training is the race to the bottom. We need strategies designed to position Pennsylvania to race to the top."