Grassley did, however, call the new plan "better than a freeze."
In general, however, community members and administrators at the center seemed happy with the end of the official freeze.
"I'm excited the suspension has been lifted," said David Humburg, the center's community liaison. "I want to thank the community for writing letters [of support] to congressmen, senators, even the White House on behalf of Ottumwa Job Corps. I like to think they made a difference."