Joint Hearing of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the U.S. Senate and the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs of the U.S. House of Representatives at 1:00 p.m. CDT.
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Although the national unemployment rate continues to decrease slightly, the unemployment number for veterans keeps climbing.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 7, 2011 - Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, introduced complementary legislation to the Veteran Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act of 2011 (H.R. 2433) to help curb rising veteran unemployment.
As Congress moves closer to protecting veterans at private colleges in seven states from a sharp drop in Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, the Department of Veterans Affairs has softened its warning that the relief move will cause significant payment delays for many thousands of GI Bill users this fall.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Chumuckla, introduced legislation today aimed at stemming the rising unemployment rate among America’s veteran population.
Congressman A $3 billion veterans’ employment bill was unveiled Thursday that is aimed at helping both new veterans and older veterans find jobs in a tough economy.