STATEHOUSE (June 26, 2017) – Joined by Hoosier veterans and members of various veteran service organizations, State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) today highlighted legislation passed during the 2017 session that will go into effect July 1 to support Hoosier veterans.
“Today’s press conference is an opportunity for Hoosier veterans in Tippecanoe County and around the state to learn about the various veteran-focused programs and initiatives lawmakers passed during the 2017 session,” Alting said. “With the funding to get these programs off the ground, veterans and their families will soon be able to seek further assistance with things like housing, treatment and job training.”
During the 2017 session, lawmakers approved funding over the next two years for the following veteran-focused initiatives:
Alting added that the legislature also passed new laws supporting military families:
If service members or their families have questions about these new laws or how to access veteran resources, don’t hesitate to contact my office by phone at 317-232-9517 or by email at Senator.Alting@iga.in.gov. Jim Harris, Tippecanoe Veteran Service Officer, can also be contacted by phone at 765-742-1796 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Brady Hagerty, Senior Press Secretary