Eye On Boise

FRIDAY, JAN. 22, 2010, 9:07 A.M.

Vets turn out to support Veterans Services Division

Veterans fill much of the JFAC hearing room on Friday for the budget hearing for the state Division of Veterans Services. (Betsy Russell)
Veterans fill much of the JFAC hearing room on Friday for the budget hearing for the state Division of Veterans Services. (Betsy Russell)

David Brasuell, head of the state Division of Veterans Services, has plenty of fans at his budget presentation to lawmakers today - the room is packed with veterans. "We recognize your daunting task of setting a budget in these difficult times," Brasuell told lawmakers. Veterans Services got $1.53 million in state general funds this year; the governor's recommendation for next year is $1.35 million.




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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Russell covers Idaho news from the state capitol in Boise and writes the Eye on Boise blog.

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