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Veterans Bill Kaine’s first Senate bill seeks to help vets get jobs

It would help military members translate skills to gain civilian employment

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    US Sen. candidate Tim Kaine during a media availability at Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. in Richmond.

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Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 6:18 pm, Tue Apr 2, 2013.

Sen. Timothy M. Kaine, D-Va., will unveil his first Senate bill today, a measure designed to help veterans get the credentials to use their military skills as civilians.

Kaine hopes his Troop Talent Act of 2013, which he plans to introduce when the Senate reconvenes next week, will help ease the transition of military personnel from active duty to civilian life — an issue that many veterans in defense-heavy Virginia are dealing with as they struggle to find employment.

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