"A measure that will allow military honors to be displayed on handicap license plates is one of three veteran-friendly Colorado General Assembly measures becoming law Wednesday.
Colorado Springs Republican Rep. Kit Roupe said she wrote HB-1026 to give extra honor to those disabled in combat by allowing handicap license plates that display military medals, including the Purple Heart.
Also taking hold Wednesday is a measure from Fountain Republican Rep. Lois Landgraf that starts a pilot program to give employment services to veterans. Under the Landgraf bill, up to 20 veterans will get help with job skills and mentoring from a nonprofit funded through a $158,000 state grant. The program expires Dec. 31, 2017, but could be renewed." ... See MoreSee Less