(CBS DETROIT) – Two Michigan lawmakers from both parties are pushing a bill to help Iraq veterans, who were exposed to toxic burn pits.
U.S. Representatives Elissa Slotkin and Peter Meijer — who both served in Iraq — joined other lawmakers in support of the bill.READ MORE: Unemployment In Michigan: 30,816 New Jobless Claims Filed Last Week
Lawmakers say the bill would remove the need for veterans, to prove they were exposed to burn pits.READ MORE: If Kids Are Able To Get COVID Vaccine, Health Department May Re-Evaluate Michigan’s Re-Opening Plan
The bill is set for a House committee hearing next week.MORE NEWS: Gov. Whitmer Won’t Discuss Trip After Reported Use Of Private Jet
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