(CBS DETROIT) – Two Michigan lawmakers from both parties are pushing a bill to help Iraq veterans, who were exposed to toxic burn pits.
U.S. Representatives Elissa Slotkin and Peter Meijer — who both served in Iraq — joined other lawmakers in support of the bill.READ MORE: AAA: Michigan's Average Gas Prices Rise To $2.95
Lawmakers say the bill would remove the need for veterans, to prove they were exposed to burn pits.READ MORE: Advocates Call On Sen. Gary Peters To Schedule Hearing For Washington, D.C. Statehood Bill
The bill is set for a House committee hearing next week.MORE NEWS: CDC Eviction Moratorium Expires Next Month, Help Available Now
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