02 Aug '17, 10pm

Good news: "New GI Bill passes Senate" via @ArmyTimes

Good news: "New GI Bill passes Senate" via @ArmyTimes

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have unanimously passed legislation to make major changes to education benefits for military veterans. Now all that’s left is for President Trump to sign it into law — and the White House says he will. The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2017 has garnered strong bipartisan support in Congress, where lawmakers have worked to fast-track the bill to the president’s desk. Senators passed the legislation by voice vote Wednesday, less than three weeks after the Forever GI Bill, as it’s become known, was introduced in the House of Representatives. “This bill invests in the proven success of our veterans,” said Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga, chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans‘ Affairs. “When our veterans return home, they should have every opportunity available to them to pursue their desired profession and career. I thank Cong...

Full article: https://www.armytimes.com/education-transition/education/...

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