Veterans to get help from the state after legislation

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SANTA FE (KRQE) – New Mexico veterans are getting more help from the state thanks to a new bill.

The governor signed a set of bills into law on Friday. Each of these bills will help vets in different ways.

Here are the outcomes of each bill:

  • One will allow disabled vets to transfer their property tax exemption to a new home.
  • Another provides a 50 percent discount on hunting or fishing licenses.
  • One brings the state into compliance with federal G.I. Bill guidelines so veterans’ families can receive in-state tuition.
  • Another allows New Mexico military personnel deployed overseas to receive assistance for their family funded through income tax donations. It provides things like food and clothing.

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