Job Help Still Available For Vets With Brain Injuries

It’s estimated one in five veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq suffers from traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI. Two years ago Vermont received a $951,000 grant to help veterans suffering from TBI find jobs. But to date only a handful of vets have taken advantage of the program. The reasons for this illustrate the challenges facing service providers and vets with brain injuries.

Voters Boost Tax Benefits For Disabled Veterans

Voters in 31 towns have decided to boost a property tax benefit for disabled veterans. State law allows towns to exempt the first $40,000 of a disabled veteran’s property value from local taxes. But up until a few years ago, many towns did not allow the full benefit.