House approves soldiers to students bill

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A bill that helps members of the Colorado National Guard afford to go to college in Colorado was approved by the state House of Representatives this morning by a 56-4 vote.

The Department of Higher Education currently can provide up to $650,000 a year to the Department of Military and Veteran Affairs for Guard scholarships. House Bill 1290 increases that to $800,000

The bill now heads to the Senate.