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Senator Becky Schmitz Proud of Veteran’s Benefits

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 6:28 am

As the nation prepares to celebrate Memorial Day, a local state lawmaker is again touting Iowa’s status as the first in the nation to approve all 10 of the quality of life measures requested by the Department of Defense. Senator Becky Schmitz also points to the multi-million dollar renovation of the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Schmitz says when considering the sacrifices of service members and their families, these benefits are “truly modest.”