Jon: “I am glad we were able to come together to give a little help to our nation’s veterans and their families. My thanks to the President for signing this bill into law.”
Veterans will receive larger benefits checks next year after President Barack Obama signed federal legislation into law Tuesday.
The law, which was authored by Rep. Jon Runyan, provides a 1.7 percent cost-of-living boost to the compensation paid to disabled veterans and the survivors of deceased vets.
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