IAVA, Sens. Murray, Klobuchar, Begich serious about veterans' employment

Here's the deal with the Veterans Employment Act:

On Tuesday, IAVA joined Senator Patty MurrayPatty MurrayRyan goes all-in on Puerto Rico Overnight Healthcare: Medicare fight looms on Capitol Hill Senate GOP hardening stance against emergency funding for Zika MORE, Senator Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharLobbying World Dem senators: Slash executive pay at pension plans seeking benefit cuts Judiciary Dems seek hearing on voting rights MORE, and Senator Mark BegichMark BegichEx-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm Unable to ban Internet gambling, lawmakers try for moratorium Dem ex-lawmakers defend Schumer on Iran MORE at a press conference on Capitol Hill to introduce the Veterans Employment Act of 2010, legislation to address the 14.7 % unemployment rate among Iraq and Afghanistan-era veterans. The bill includes a series of proposals that expand employment, training, skills transition, education, small business assistance programs and placement services for veterans.



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