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$10 million for veterans goes unused

State wants to ease path to bonuses

A PUSH FOR PARTICIPATION ‘It’s astonish-ing how few people sign up for some free money,’ said state Senator Stephen Brewer. A PUSH FOR PARTICIPATION
‘It’s astonish-ing how few people sign up for some free money,’ said state Senator Stephen Brewer.
By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / August 18, 2009

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Three years after Massachusetts officials pledged to pay “Welcome Home’’ bonuses of up to $1,000 to veterans returning from active duty, some $10 million set aside for the program still languishes in state coffers. (Full article: 930 words)

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