A renewed call to provide benefits to vets with bad paper discharges


The report advocates for legislation to ensure access to state veteran benefits for this group of veterans.
News Story (Connecticut)

Julia Bergman
Day (CT)
February 19, 2018
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Tags: Military Discharges, Veterans

Organizations mentioned/involved: Yale Law School Veterans Legal Services Clinic


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An other-than-honorable discharge, commonly referred to as a bad paper discharge, usually makes a veteran ineligible for state and federal veterans’ benefits. In Connecticut, that means being denied local property tax exemptions and tuition waivers for universities and community and technical colleges in the state, for example.