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.
Purple Heart Driver’s License Designation Minnesotans who have earned a Purple Heart would be able to show their recognition every time they display their driver’s license or state identification card if this legislation becomes law. The proposal would add an… Read More »Veterans Bills that Did Not Pass
Legislation to permit any veterans’ home resident to hunt and take antlerless deer using a firearm or muzzleloader without a permit is making its way through the legislature. A person could help the veteran, but the assistant must not shoot… Read More »Free Hunting Permits for Veterans’ Home Residents