18 Jul '17, 3am

Large GI Bill expansion faces easy review in House hearing via @nikkiwentling

Large GI Bill expansion faces easy review in House hearing via @nikkiwentling

WASHINGTON – The changes to education benefits for veterans in a new House bill are numerous, including the end of a 15-year deadline for veterans to use their GI Bill after leaving the service, reimbursements for veterans whose schools abruptly close and boosts in aid for Purple Heart recipients, dependents, technical education and members of the National Guard and Reserve. Altogether, HR 3218 combines 18 different bills and about 30 provisions put forth by Democrats and Republicans. Though the scope of the legislation is large, nothing in it prompted opposition or controversy Monday night, during a hearing that will be the House’s closest examination of the bill. Sixteen people testified, and all but one of the 24 members on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs waived their usual five minutes to ask questions. Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Mich., asked Curtis Coy, a Departmen...

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