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McCabe's 'One Business, One Vet' bill headed to governor's desk


Rep. Terry Nealey congratulates Rep. Gina McCabe on the House floor after her 'One Business, One Vet' bill passed the House on March 5.

Goldendale's 14th District Rep. Gina McCabe has a bill headed for the governor's desk after unanimously passing both houses of the Legislature.

The bill will increase veteran employment in Washington State. It passed the Senate unanimously, 47-0, and is headed to the governor for his consideration.

House Bill 2040, which passed the House unanimously on March 5, is part of an ongoing effort by McCabe to pay it forward to the 600,000 veterans in Washington state and increase their employment numbers.

"When I met with veterans early in the session they shared with me that many of them, after serving their country, just want to find a job and work to support their families. We have a high une...

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