Statement from Women's Foundation on Senate Bill 855

Kansas City, MO - Wendy Doyle, President & CEO of Women's Foundation, today issued the following statement after Senate Bill 855, which would reauthorize the Wartime Veteran's Survivor Grant program, was passed out of the House Select Committee on Social Services:  

Women's Foundation is pleased that SB 855 passed out of committee today.  The Wartime Veteran's Survivor Grant program would greatly benefit Missouri’s military families and would strengthen Missouri's economy by better educating the workforce and attracting military families to our state.  We thank Sen. David Pearce and Rep. Denny Hoskins for their leadership on this issue and urge all members of the Missouri House of Representatives to pass this legislation.