CNN: IAVA's Tom Tarantino on Vet Jobs Legislation
On November 13, IAVA Senior Legislative Associate Tom Tarantino commented on recent legislative efforts to help spur job growth among new veterans. Congress is on the verge of passing a comprehensive jobs bill to help curb veteran unemployment. More than 850,000 service members are currently unemployed.
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