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U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin from Long Island says the federal government needs to provide a peer-to-peer counseling program for veterans with mental health challenges.

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President Trump is expected to sign a measure that clarifies a previous law that inadvertently made affordable federal mortgage loans unattainable for veterans.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo honored three World War II veterans on Long Island on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day.

Office of N.Y. State Senator John Brooks

Democratic state senators from Long Island want to try their hands at introducing a bill that gives the families of fallen soldiers from New York access to free tuition at state colleges and universities.

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New York Assembly Democrats blocked a bill from advancing that would have provided free college tuition to families of military personnel who were killed in the line of duty.