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McCabe vets bill is now law



McCABE'S FIRST BILL: Rep. Gina McCabe stands to the right Gov. Jay Inslee as he signs her veterans' jobs bill.

A measure prime-sponsored by Rep. Gina McCabe that will start a campaign for businesses to increase the number of veterans employed around the state was signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on April 22.

McCabe, R-Goldendale, says House Bill 2040 is a piece of legislation that pays it forward to those who have served our country.

"It was a great honor to be surrounded by veterans as the governor signed my first bill," said McCabe. "I look forward to this piece of legislation not only helping our veterans find work, but businesses find high-quality employees with a great work ethic. It is a win-win for our veterans who have returned home and businesses."

The Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), Emplo...

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