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On behalf of the more than 101 million members of the National Association of REALTORS®, we thank you for extending the loan limits in H.R. 2433, the "Veterans Opportunity to Work Act of 2011."
Lost in the headlines about the mind-numbing debt ceiling debate and Japan’s Women’s World Cup victory, the unemployment rate for new veterans jumped to 13.3 percent in June, 4 percentage points higher than the national average. Last time we polled IAVA’s membership, they reported close to 20 percent unemployment.
SILVER SPRING, Md.—Each time Joey Jones comes home to Dawnville, Ga., cameras crowd for attention and an interview is always pending.
A comprehensive veterans’ employment bill sponsored by the chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee won some key endorsements Friday — but a vocal opponent also surfaced.
60,000 veterans were added to the unemployment rolls in June. That brought the total number of America’s out-of-work veterans to over 1 million – a staggering figure.