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Contributed: Steven Friederich, Office of Gov. Jay Inslee

Gov. Jay Inslee works with state Rep. Gina McCabe on Jan. 27 to finalize a poster for the new YesVets demonstration program. YesVets is a veteran hiring campaign created by House Bill 2040 during the 2015 Legislative session. The measure directs the state Department of Veterans Affairs, Employment Security Department and Department of Commerce to consult local chambers of commerce, associate development organizations and businesses to initiate a demonstration campaign to increase veteran employment in Washington. Businesses will be given a decal to show their pride of hiring veterans. YesVets is starting with a pilot program in Yakima and Goldendale with the goal of potentially expanding...

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