Veterans Legislative Forum planned for Tuesday

Virginia_State_Capitol_Buil

(SALEM) – The Roanoke Valley Veterans Council hosts the Veterans Legislative Forum Tuesday, October 25.

On the agenda is a summary of Proposed 2017 initiatives including:
-Guard Income Tax Subtraction: that the Governor and General Assembly increase the state income tax subtraction level for members of the Virginia National Guard from $3,000 to $5,000 per year
-In-state tuition for all members of the Reserve Components
-Virginia Veterans and Family Support Services: Recommendation that the Governor and General Assembly appropriate additional funds and new full time positions for the Virginia Veteran and Family Support as requested by the work group
-Electronic Ballot Return: that the Governor and General Assembly promote the development, approval and budgeting of secure procedures to permit the electronic return of absentee ballot by overseas uniformed military voters

Senators John Edwards and David Sutterlein are expected to attend along with Delegates Greg Habeeb, Chris Head and Sam Rasoul.

Stop by the American Legion Post 3 170 on Apperson Road in Salem. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner is provided for $10 in advance or $12 at the door. The forum starts at 7 p.m. And is open to the public.

For more information and advance tickets contact Debra at dweir2281@gmail.com

MEDIA GENERAL may allow you to upload, post, transmit or otherwise provide content to MEDIA GENERAL Web sites, including, but not limited to, photos, video, audio, comments, articles, blogs, forums and any other such communication in which you provide content to the Web site ("User Content"). You agree that you are solely responsible for your communications and any content you provide. Read full terms and conditions of use by clicking here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s