Trump to sign bill to improve job prospects for veterans

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President Trump is scheduled to sign two law-enforcement-related bills on Friday, including one that will improve job prospects for veterans.

According to the White House, the president will sign the American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017 and the Public Safety Officers Benefits Improvement Act of 2017.

The Heroes Act was passed in May by the House and Senate, and authorizes law enforcement organizations who received funds from the Justice Department’s COPS community policing program to use the money to hire veterans.

The Benefits Act was also passed in May by Congress, and is focused on decreasing the time that family members of public safety officers killed in the line of duty must wait to receive survivor benefits.

The president will sign the bills in the White House’s Diplomatic Reception Room on Friday afternoon.

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