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Group of state lawmakers want Wisconsin to save two homeless Veterans programs that lost federal funding

Posted July 26

— A group of democrats issuing a letter to the Joint Finance Committee is Madison, urging Wisconsin to step in and save two homeless Veterans programs, including Union Grove's Cottage 16.

It is yet another development CBS 58 News is following since first reporting a cut in federal funding that will result in the closing of the facilities.

The group, which includes Milwaukee Senator Lena Taylor, says funding for Veterans takes precedence over expanding school vouchers or tax exemptions and that since the state budget isn't finalized, now is the time to act.

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