March/ April 2012
Obama’s Top 25 Accomplishments
Slideshow: Barack Obama's Top 25 Accomplishments
20. Increased Support for Veterans: With so many soldiers coming home from Iraq and Iran with serious physical and mental health problems, yet facing long waits for services, increased 2010 Department of Veterans Affairs budget by 16 percent and 2011 budget by 10 percent. Also signed new GI bill offering $78 billion in tuition assistance over a decade, and provided multiple tax credits to encourage businesses to hire veterans. Photo by Flickr user Kate Gardiner.
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