veterans http://kios.org en Iowa Senate approves disabled veterans tax credit http://kios.org/post/iowa-senate-approves-disabled-veterans-tax-credit <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won the unanimous support of the Iowa Senate. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:32:06 +0000 Associated Press 45753 at http://kios.org Nebraska lawmakers expand veteran benefits http://kios.org/post/nebraska-lawmakers-expand-veteran-benefits <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The biggest winners in this year's legislative session may be Nebraska veterans. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:11:43 +0000 Associated Press 45329 at http://kios.org Neb. tax exemption for military retirees advances http://kios.org/post/neb-tax-exemption-military-retirees-advances <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Military retirees who choose to live in Nebraska could receive a partial tax break, under a bill set for debate in the Legislature. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:57:27 +0000 Associated Press 44084 at http://kios.org Iowa lawmakers approve tax credit for veterans http://kios.org/post/iowa-lawmakers-approve-tax-credit-veterans <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Veterans in Iowa would receive a larger property tax exemption under a bill approved by a legislative panel. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:04:54 +0000 Associated Press 43481 at http://kios.org VA officials: 47 percent of Omaha area veterans accessing care available to them http://kios.org/post/va-officials-47-percent-omaha-area-veterans-accessing-care-available-them <p>A VA official estimates 53 percent of veterans aren’t accessing care available to them. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:51:00 +0000 Katie Schubert 43258 at http://kios.org VA, HUD conduct point-in-time count of homeless veterans http://kios.org/post/va-hud-conduct-point-time-count-homeless-veterans <p>The Omaha VA is awaiting results of a point-in-time count of homeless veterans. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:32:36 +0000 Katie Schubert 42509 at http://kios.org Nebraska vets' home makes national priority list http://kios.org/post/nebraska-vets-home-makes-national-priority-list <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The planned Central Nebraska Veterans Home in Kearney has been added to a national priority list for federal construction grants. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 14:00:47 +0000 Associated Press 41076 at http://kios.org VA to hold public meeting about national cemetery project http://kios.org/post/va-hold-public-meeting-about-national-cemetery-project <p>A public meeting Tuesday afternoon in Omaha focuses on a new VA national cemetery planned for Sarpy County. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 19:54:44 +0000 Katie Schubert 40335 at http://kios.org VA Collaborates with Community for Mental Health Summit http://kios.org/post/va-collaborates-community-mental-health-summit <p>The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System is holding its first ever Mental Health Summit on Friday at the Lincoln VA. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 11:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 35486 at http://kios.org VA Collaborates with Community for Mental Health Summit VA opens new Community Resource and Referral Center http://kios.org/post/va-opens-new-community-resource-and-referral-center <p>Homeless and at-risk veterans in the Omaha metro have a new place to receive community services. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Katie Schubert 35407 at http://kios.org