House committee to hold hearing to discuss veterans issues

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Southeast Missourian

A legislative committee will hold a public hearing Tuesday evening to discuss veterans issues.

The House Interim Committee on Veterans Services will convene at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the VFW Post 3838 at 1049 N. Kingshighway. The 10-member committee, chaired by Rep. David Day, R-Dixon, will make Cape Girardeau its first stop among six hearings.

The committee's job is to examine whether veterans are receiving the proper support and recommend new legislation or spending to upgrade services.

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