04-28-17 CCGA supporting bill that would offer student-loan relief for veterinarians in rural areas

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CCGA supporting bill that would offer student-loan relief for veterinarians in rural areas 

The Colorado Corn Growers Association (CCGA) Public Policy Committee this past Friday voted to put its support behind House Bill 17-1282, “Rural Veterinary Education Loan Repayment Program.”

This is the fifth bill the CCGA Public Policy Committee has voted to support this year, as it would create a state veterinary education loan repayment program for Colorado veterinarians who, along with other qualifications, practice veterinary medicine for up to four years in a rural areas that are experiencing veterinarian shortages.

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