State officials are considering a proposal from Senate Democrats that would provide Connecticut businesses with a financial incentive to hire certain unemployed combat veterans.
Connecticut officials on Thursday urged employers to take advantage of new state and federal financial incentives and hire returning veterans, many of whom are having difficulty finding work.
For veterans in the U.S., the unemployment rate is much higher than the national average.
Hartford hosts the annual Connecticut Veterans Parade today with thousands of participants expected to be on hand as the marchers step off from the Capitol at 12:30.
Tammy Duckworth says a growing number of female veterans are becoming homeless, and many of them have children.
Connecticut legislators are being asked to let local school boards grant high school diplomas to veterans who left school to serve in the Korean conflict.
Retired Col. Ralph Peters on Veteran’s Day and the Release of his 26th book, “The Officer’s Club.”