veterans http://kios.org en Nearly 1,000 Iowa, Nebraska VA requests not scheduled http://kios.org/post/nearly-1000-iowa-nebraska-va-requests-not-scheduled <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An audit of Veterans Affairs facilities has found nearly 1,000 veterans who requested an initial appointment in Iowa or Nebraska over the last decade, but have not yet been seen. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:46:24 +0000 Associated Press 48472 at http://kios.org VA working to re-establish medical foster home program http://kios.org/post/va-working-re-establish-medical-foster-home-program <p>44 states have a medical foster home program where elderly veterans receive care in a private home.</p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 46724 at http://kios.org Governor touts Nebraska jobs for veterans http://kios.org/post/governor-touts-nebraska-jobs-veterans <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman is hoping to lure military veterans to Nebraska with a campaign touting good jobs for vets. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:06:03 +0000 Associated Press 46193 at http://kios.org 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 Knapp 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 Knapp 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