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Vow to Hire Heroes Act

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #7, Cut Taxes and Provided Capital for Small Business

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

President Barack Obama understands just how critical small businesses are to the American economy. That's why he's cut taxes for small businesses eighteen times since taking office.

Expanding Opportunities for Our Heroes Here at Home

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

While too many Americans are struggling in this economy, it's particularly difficult for our young vets. Currently, more than 12 percent of our veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan are unemployed. This is unacceptable.

Veteran Unemployment Drops, But Nonprofits Still Need To Fill In The Gaps

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 06.15.2012 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- The unemployment rate for military veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan has dipped recently after months of riding higher than the national ...

Foundation Arms Vets With Benefits Information They Need To Get Hired

Posted 01.19.2012 | Impact

While President Obama's hiring incentives may eventually bring down the 13.1 percent veteran unemployment rate, a foundation is filling in the informa...

Congress Agrees: Take From Those in Dire Need to Subsidize the Thriving Fortunate

Michael Thornton | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Michael Thornton

It's not surprising that Occupy Wall Street protests across the nation have taken the argument for economic justice to the streets, since economic justice is not being found in the halls of Congress.

Plays Well With Others?

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 01.28.2012 | Impact
Joseph Bobrow

In the midst of today's epic congressional gridlock with its potentially disastrous impacts on the well being of our entire country, Monday brought a bright spot; President Obama signed into law the VOW to Hire Heroes Act.

Obama Signs Bill Into Law To Spur Veteran Hiring

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 11.29.2011 | Impact

Despite recent clashes in Congress, members put aside partisan dissemblance Monday in a "vow" to help veterans. With support by both Republicans an...