News Sections
Audio
State Extends Aid To The Military
Updated May 5, 2013 12:10 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
 Print    Archive    RSS

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Governor Mitch Daniels is signing off on a plan to give military families more aid.

According to the Associated Press the new law will extend the time military families can receive aid from the state's Military Family Relief Fund from one year to three.

The governor signed the measure into law Wednesday. Indiana lawmakers in the House and Senate gave unanimous approval to the measure earlier this year.

As of last August the state had distributed $751,000 from the fund to 262 families. Money is raised through the sale of Hoosier Veteran, POW/MIA and Support Our Troops license plates.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2014 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  About  |  Feedback