U.S. House Subcommittee Hearing on Veterans Employment Opportunities in Texas

DateNovember 6, 2013
Time10:00 am - 5:00 pm
LocationBill Daniel Student Center Barfield Drawing Room 1311 S. 5th Street Waco, TX 76798
DescriptionHouse Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity oversight field hearing on “Texas’ Innovative Approaches to Jobs and Employment for Veterans.”

Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas), Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, will be holding an oversight field hearing at Baylor University on November 6th entitled “Texas’ Innovative Approaches to Jobs and Employment for Veterans.” The hearing will highlight the employment opportunities for veterans in Texas, specifically demonstrating the fertile and versatile employer environments, hiring programs and educational opportunities that exist in the state.

The hearing will include participation from a diverse set of fields including higher education, technical training, private sector employers, entrepreneurs and government agencies. It will feature testimony from private sector companies regarding their successful business practices and outreach programs for veterans. Higher education representatives will be present to demonstrate how their veterans’ programs help with employment education and job placement. Additionally, the Texas Veterans Commission and Texas Workforce Commission will be present to highlight their programs geared towards veterans’ employment.
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