Feds Offer Grants To Help With Base Closures

The Department of Labor is handing out $20 million in grants, much of it to the Washington area, to help workers affected by the government's decision to relocate various military operations around the country. Virginia will receive nearly $5 million, Maryland $4 million and the District $1 million.

"Civilian workers at those bases will be provided employment services to help them find new jobs in high-growth industries," Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao said in a statement.

By Dan Beyers  |  June 30, 2007; 7:27 AM ET  | Category:  BRAC
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