Monday, January 14, 2008

Spitzer's State of State: 'Blueprint for Growth'

Fox-TV, New York (9 JAN 2008)
Among Spitzer's ideas are: A legislative proposal to provide a tuition waiver for returning combat veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan at any State University of New York or City University of New York campus. "We owe them the chance to enjoy the freedoms and opportunities at home they have so honorably fought for overseas."

"Military Veteran Hopes to Organize Club at PSC"

Neighborhood Star (10 JAN 2008)
Post-service school left Mackay feeling "out of step with (his) peers," - a feeling he speculates lingers among some of those currently in school after serving in the armed forces.
A veterans club, he said, may be especially important for those who have been in armed combat - whose move from the battlefield to the college campus may be a tough one.