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Congress to Vote on GI Bill Expansion



by Pat Donachie

Republicans and Democrats in Congress announced a bipartisan agreement on an expansion of the G.I. Bill, which will remove a 15-year limit on when potential students can tap into benefits, allowing students to go to college at a later point in life, the Associated Press reports.

The new bill expands on legislation passed in 2008 that offered full scholarships for veterans to any in-state public university or a cash comparison for funding private college, and veterans will also receive additional payments if they enroll in STEM majors.

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