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Local widow of WWII veteran to testify in Senate Veterans Committee Local widow of WWII veteran to testify in Senate Veterans Committee

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ST. PAUL, MINN – Moving testimony is expected from 96-year-old Christeen Stone of Maplewood in the Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Committee this Thursday, Feb. 2. Ms. Stone has been invited to testify on S.F. 205 by the chief author… Read More »Local widow of WWII veteran to testify in Senate Veterans Committee Local widow of WWII veteran to testify in Senate Veterans Committee

Veterans Services Subject of High-Profile Committee Hearing

Senator Tom Saxhaug (DFL-Grand Rapids), chair of the Minnesota Senate’s State Departments and Veterans Finance Division, led a hearing on Wednesday focused on improving veterans services in the state. Senators heard bills focused on veterans homes, interim housing for Minnesota veterans, and a piece of legislation on badly needed mental health services for veterans, authored by Senator Saxhaug himself. The Division also heard an informational presentation from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) on the progress of veteran home construction and funding.