Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed new legislation leading to a new delevopment within the work force. The program was made to ensure state residents obtain the skills they need for a successful career within the fields of manufacturing, health care and technology. The 21st Century Employment Grant Program supports the partnership with in state high schools and junior colleges. These partnerships give students the necessary training and skills to work in careers that are in high demand in the top working fields. The new legislation will be enforced into law on New Year’s Day 2020.