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Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Deadline July 1

By |2014-06-25T10:09:33-06:00June 25th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Session Information, Featured, Recent News, Veterans|Tags: , , , , , |

This past session, the Legislature approved a measure granting all U.S. military veterans with 100% service connect disability to be exempt from property taxes for their place of residence. In addition, this includes surviving spouses of veterans who died on active duty or died due to their 100% service connected disability. This exemption can be applied [...]

Honoring our Veterans this Memorial Day

By |2014-05-22T15:51:14-06:00May 22nd, 2014|Categories: Featured, Recent News, Veterans|Tags: , , |

Memorial Day is a good time to remember the sacrifices our veterans have taken, and to thank them for their service. This year, the Iowa Legislature continued to support Iowa Veterans and military families. The Legislature passed many of the Governor’s recommendations of the Home Base Iowa Initiative. This includes exempting military retirement pay from state [...]

Iowa Continues Job and Education Assistance for Veterans

By |2014-01-08T18:49:04-06:00January 8th, 2014|Categories: Recent News, Veterans|Tags: , , , , , , |

A new website launched in the state to help Iowa's military find job opportunities. The website, www.homebase.org is a source of job services available to veterans including, job postings, job fairs and educational opportunities, such as skilled training or tuition assistance. The website is funded by outreach support and is a public-private partnership led by Iowa's [...]

Veterans Day at the Capitol is Wednesday, January 18th

By |2012-01-12T10:59:38-06:00January 12th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Session Information, Featured, Recent News, Veterans|Tags: , , , , , , |

The annual Veterans Day at the Capitol is coming up on Wednesday, January 18th. All service members, veterans, and their families are welcomed and encouraged to attend. The day will give Iowans concerned about veteran’s issues a chance to meet with their legislators and other veterans. The Iowa Veterans Coalition sponsors the Day at the Capitol, [...]

House Honors WWII Veterans

By |2011-04-18T15:11:53-06:00April 18th, 2011|Categories: Featured, Recent News, Veterans|Tags: , , , |

On Monday, April 18th at 1:00PM the Iowa House of Representatives passed House Resolution 39 to honor Iowa World War II veterans.  The Resolution commemerated the 70th anniversary year of the beginning of the World War II.  After the Resolution passed, the House of Representatives said thank you to the many veterans present by hosting a ceremony in [...]

Governor Culver Signs Veterans’ Legislation

By |2010-04-08T09:41:28-06:00April 8th, 2010|Categories: Veterans|Tags: , |

Governor Chet Culver signed two pieces of veterans’ legislation at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, on April 6. House File 2532 allows benefits from the Veterans Trust Fund to be exempted from individual income tax, and Senate File 2175 provides for veteran representation on mental health policy bodies. Below are summaries of the legislation the [...]

House Expands Support for Military Families

By |2010-01-26T19:48:33-06:00January 26th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Session Information, Veterans|Tags: , , |

In a move to provide additional support for military families, the Iowa House of Representatives voted to expand benefits for spouses who are forced to leave their jobs because their partner received a military reassignment or deployment. "As Iowa military families face increased deployments and reassignments, I'm proud to provide more support for our men and [...]

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