Sen. Durbin introduces bill to create civilian conservation corps

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"The civilian conservation corps may be the first chance for many young people to have a real-life work experience."- Senator Dick Durbin

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why he introduced the RENEW Conservation Corps Act, a bill that would create a civilian conservation corps that would provide jobs restoring parks, and natural areas.

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