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Jan28

NWI vets get resolution passed by House

Two Northwest Indiana veterans have been trying to make the state aware of the economic opportunity it’s losing by having so many Hoosier vets seek care outside of Indiana. This week, lawmakers finally took notice. The Indiana House of Representatives on Tuesday voted unanimously for a resolution asking the Veterans…

Jan19

Ask lawmakers to support veteran, elderly benefits

Currently two bills in Congress comprise the Seniors and Veterans Emergency Benefits Act, or SAVE. The legislation would make available a one-time emergency cost-of-living-allowance payment of $581 in 2016 to people receiving veterans benefits or Social Security. Federal retirees not receiving Social Security would receive a refundable tax credit for…