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Sen. McConnell wants to encourage partnerships between businesses, treatment groups

Republican US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says employers cite substance abuse as a major obstacle to hiring workers.

Sen. McConnell says he wants to change that.

The Career Act encourages local businesses and treatment groups to form partnerships.

It also gives states more flexibility to use funds to help people transitioning form treatment to the workforce.

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(This story was originally published on April 30, 2018)

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