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Attempts to overhaul Hazlewood veterans tuition program are losing steam

Published on April 28, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Free college tuition benefits offered to Texas military veterans and their kids are looking much more secure for the next few years as lawmakers in the House back away from efforts to pare back the program known as Hazlewood.  Facing strong pushback from veterans groups and Democrats, the state representative leading the effort to rein in the growing costs of the program told The Texas Tribune on Friday that he no longer plans to try to make wholesale changes that would dramatically shrink the number of veterans and their children who would qualify. Instead, House Higher Education Committee Chairman J.M. […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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