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More programs for National Guard and veterans

The National Guard has brought in 300 jobs in the last year--and it's created an economic impact on the State of West Virginia of $361,000,000.

Think about the Mountaineer Challenge Academy [a National Guard residential program for earning high school diplomas]. Think about young men and women that are just absolutely lost. Last year, they're going to have above a 90% graduation rate. And those people are on their way.

Now, let me jump to the veterans. Our veterans, we owe all to. We all know that. We are able to exempt their retirement. Good stuff. There's a few other things that we're able to do right now that you'll see in the budget, good stuff.

But I can tell you just this: For any of us here that think that we don't owe every single thing that we have to our vets, we're just plain wrong.

Source: 2019 State of the State address to West Virginia legislature , Jan 9, 2019

Exempt military retirees from the state income tax

Source: 2016 W.V. governor campaign website JusticeForWV.com , Nov 16, 2015

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