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Veterans Jobs Bill

Election Day and Veterans Day: Time to Make the Connection

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

Behind each of these statistics is a human story. These stories and our individual veterans must not be ignored. The plight of our post-9/11 veterans is a ticking time bomb and a national tragedy.

WATCH: How Washington Screwed A Generation Of Vets

Posted 09.27.2012 | Impact

Senate Republicans blocked a bill Wednesday that would have provided a billion dollars towards helping veterans find work. The reason? They cited the ...

Senate Republicans Shaft the Vets

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

They'll salute the troops, march in the parades, celebrate the returning heroes, and call for larding more billions into the Pentagon. But a small jobs programs for veterans in need of work? Not this year, not before the election.

Veterans Jobs Bill Stalls In Senate

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans blocked legislation Wednesday that would have established a $1 billion jobs program putting veterans back to work ten...

$1 Billion Proposal, Part III

Stacy Bare | Posted 04.23.2012 | Green
Stacy Bare

We can use the President's proposal as a springboard for encouraging more veterans to find work in outdoor and outside professions.

Obama Signs Bill To Help Jobless Vets

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Heralding a rare moment of bipartisan agreement, President Barack Obama signed into law Monday legislation aimed at helping unemplo...

You Can't Get There From Here

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

Compromise was on the wane in our nation's Capitol before the elections of 2010. It has become virtually non-existent since.

Congress Set To Reach Rare Agreement On Unemployed Vets Bill

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats and Republicans rallied on a rare patch of common ground Wednesday and Congress approved legislation helping government c...

A BIG Stride In Unemployment Help For Vets

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act Wednesday evening. The House legislation, passed by 400 law...