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Senator Duckworth Introduces Bill to Help Veterans with Children Access Child Care, Reduce Veteran Unemployment

WASHINGTON, D.C. –(ENEWSPF)—March 16, 2018

By: Rosemary Piser

Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth introduced a bill yesterday along with seven of her colleagues to support Veterans and Veteran families, as well as reduce Veteran unemployment. The proposed legislation will help improve access to child care services for Veterans participating in workforce and job training programs offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Labor (DOL).

The Veteran Employment and Child Care Access Act would create a federal program modeled after the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ “Tiny Boots” program to help ensure Veterans transitioning . . .

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