Press Release
From the Office of State Senator Leticia Van de Putte

For Immediate Release
August 20, 2008
Contact: Alexis Fonseca, (210) 733-6604

Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, Chair of the Texas Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations, Responds to Gov. Perry's call for Higher Education Benefits for Veterans and their Families

(SAN ANTONIO) -- Today Gov. Perry addressed the 109th Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention in Orlando, FL. In his address, he highlighted the need to honor the men and women who serve our country by providing them and their families in-state tuition.

Senator Leticia Van de Putte, Chair of the Texas Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations commented, "Having the Governors support in making this much needed and well deserved change is extremely important in the upcoming legislative session. This is an effort he and I have discussed, and I welcome the strength his support adds to this cause. I look forward to working with the Governor's office in making this a priority for the 81st session."

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