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Rep. Braley Promote Bill For Vets
An Iowa lawmaker is taking the next step in protecting the state's veterans from the effects of the shutdown.
Representative Bruce Braley is promoting legislation that will ensure they continue to receive the benefits they've earned in the event of another Government Shutdown.
Its called the "Putting Veterans Funding First" Act.
Representative Braley held an event today for all of the state's veterans who say that passing this bill shouldn't be a difficult decision.
The bill would require Congress to fully fund the Department of Veterans Affairs one year ahead of schedule.