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Trump Signs Second Bill Protecting GI Bill Benefits Amid Coronavirus Outbreak



by Leo Shane III

President Donald Trump late Tuesday signed into law a second emergency GI Bill fix for student veterans whose studies have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, protecting work-study programs and providing extra insurance in the case of college closings.

The move came just days after Congress finalized the legislation without objection in abbreviated House and Senate sessions. It also came just a few weeks after lawmakers rushed through another legislative package to ensure that student veterans would not see their education stipends halted as colleges shifted from in-person classes to online learning.

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