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Jul 7, 2011 | National Review Online

Getting Veterans Back to Work

Rep. Jeff Miller writes on NRO: America’s veterans must have the education and skills to find employment as they return home.  In the film Larry Crowne, a 50-something Navy veteran is laid off from his job at a megastore because he can’t compete against college-educated workers.

Jul 5, 2011 | Stars and Stripes

Time running out on GI Bill fixes

 Last week, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee approved legislation to guarantee that veterans attending private colleges will have the same tuition payouts until they graduate, despite changes set to go into effect Aug. 1.

Jun 30, 2011 |

Bilirakis Wants to Keep Tabs on Veterans Education Programs

The Palm Harbor resident and U.S. Congressman introduces legislation aimed at tracking the effectiveness of Veterans Affairs education programs.

Jun 29, 2011 | The Hill’s Congress Blog

Commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence

Rep. Phil Roe writes on The Hill’s Congress Blog:  Over 235 years ago, the United States of America adopted of the Declaration of Independence.

Jun 29, 2011 | The Huffington Post

GI Bill Legislation Advances To Next Round, Gains Unanimous Committee Approval

NEW YORK -- Thousands of student veterans attending private colleges on the Post-9/11 GI Bill cleared the latest hurdle in an ongoing battle to secure promised tuition dollars on Wednesday.