Archive for Tag: disabled veterans

Assembly passes Dancer bills supporting disabled veterans and military families

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Monday unanimously passed two measures sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer that support disabled veterans with federal student loan debt and military families who lost loved ones in the service. The first bill (A655) codifies that New Jersey’s income tax exclusion for canceled debt...

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Dancer bill protecting disabled veterans’ federal student loan debt from state income taxes advances

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on Monday took action to assure disabled veterans that their federally-discharged student loan debt would not be subject to state income taxes by moving a measure sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer since 2019. The bill (A655) codifies that New...

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DeCroce bill increasing annual payments to disabled war veterans passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill to increase annual payments to blind and other wartime-service disabled veterans unanimously passed the full Assembly on Monday. Under the bill (A2559), service members in programs for blind and paralyzed veterans would receive an annual assistance increase to $1,800 from $750. “The...

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Bergen pushes for proportional property tax exemption for disabled veterans

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen testified before the state Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on Monday in support of his legislation giving service-disabled veterans a property tax discount that matches their military disability rating.  WATCH: Bergen pushes for proportional property tax exemption for disabled veterans“This is...

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