The 2009 Roosevelt Scholars Act

Although the legislation has stalled twice in Congress, supporters of a bill that would increase scholarships for students pursuing public service are now saying that federal staff shortages have helped build momentum for the idea.

Rep. David Price (D-NC) introduced the 2009 Roosevelt Scholars Act, which create scholarships for graduate students who vow to enter federal service in a kind of civilian ROTC program.

The Congressman tells us more about what’s in the bill, and why he feels it’s so important.

Online Chat: DJ Kachman, the Veterans Affairs Department’s director of mobile and security technology transformation lead, on April 10, at 1 p.m.

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