|House Expands Support for Military Families (January 26, 2010)|
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Rep. Tyler Olson, 515-281-3221
HOUSE EXPANDS SUPPORT FOR MILITARY FAMILIES
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House File 2110 provides unemployment benefits for military spouses forced to relocate. The benefits are paid from interest on the unemployment fund, not from employer contributions.
The bill is the first in a package of initiatives to help military families and veterans. Other initiatives to help families facing relocation include protecting spouses from withdrawal penalties if they must leave college mid-term and directing state agencies to help them transfer teaching certificates or professional certifications to their new home state.
The bill now goes to the Senate.
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