Homeless Vets

Roger Woodworth

A new federal program will to foster economic success among veterans.

The Veterans Economic Communities Initiative aims to lower rates of unemployment and homelessness among veterans.

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It's called the "Clothe a Homeless Hero Act."  It's sponsored by two federal lawmakers from New York who want to use unclaimed clothing from TSA security checkpoints to clothe veterans in need.