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  1. Law Clinics to Provide Free Legal Advice
    Oct 17, 2016  -  Governor Bentley has proclaimed October as Pro Bono Month in Alabama recognizing that one in four Alabamians living in poverty experience legal problems with the majority of these being civil problems: consumer issues, bankruptcy issues, health issues, family law issues, employment issues and housing issues.
    USDA Launches New Apprenticeship Program Targeting Veterans
    Oct 3, 2016  -  WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2016 -- Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced today the start of a new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) jobs program that will use the national apprenticeship system to hire new employees as agricultural commodity graders, a key role in USDA’s mission to protect American consumers. The new program will also serve as a way to increase jobs for U.S. veterans.
    New Website to Help Alabama Veterans
    Aug 18, 2016  -  Governor Robert Bentley is proud to announce a new online tool for Alabama’s veterans and their families. The Alabama Executive Veterans Network (AlaVetNet) has established a website that will serve as a repository for resources, providing a mechanism for veterans to find the services they need in a much faster and more user-friendly manner.
    USDVA Rolls Out New Health Care Application To Help Remove Barriers To Access
    Jul 1, 2016  -  VA has led the nation in both health care and health care research for more than 40 years. The department has remained on the cutting edge of medicine – from winning a Nobel Prize for diabetes research to developing life changing innovations such as the pacemaker and the nicotine patch, there is little doubt that VA has accomplished much to improve health care for the entire nation.