Death Benefits Restored To Military Families - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

Death Benefits Restored To Military Families

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The Senate has unanimously approved legislation to restore death benefits to military families.

Benefits were cut almost two weeks ago due to the government shutdown - drawing outrage in congress from both sides of the aisle.  It's one in a series of house republican bills passed to reopen parts of the government.  Families of service members who die receive 100-thousand dollars -- among other benefits.

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