SENATOR TIM KAINE, HILLARY CLINTON'S VP PICK, HAS A GOOD RECORD ON SUPPORTING FEDS - July 25, 2016
Clinton's Vice Presidential Pick Has a Record of Supporting Federal Employees
By Kellie Lunney, Government Executive
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential pick, has legislative and executive experience representing an important swing state with a large population of federal employees, service members, and veterans.
Since Kaine was elected to the Senate in 2012, he has supported proposals to protect the compensation and benefits of federal workers and military families, as well as to increase veterans’ access to health care and job training. Most recently, he sponsored efforts to prevent the Defense Department from privatizing military commissaries until further study, and signed onto the Veterans First Act, a major reform bill that would change how the Veterans Affairs Department hires and fires its workforce.