First Lady Urges Governors to Aid Spouse Employment
By Elaine Sanchez
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2012 – First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, today urged the nation’s governors to remove employment barriers for military spouses with professional licenses.
First Lady Michelle Obama, accompanied by Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, urges the nation’s governors to pass legislation to ease professional licensure procedures for military spouses during the National Governors Association meeting at the White House, Feb. 27, 2012. The first lady and Biden have set a goal for all 50 states to pass legislation to address spouses’ licensing issues by 2014. DOD photo by Elaine Sanchez