Bill to put more vets in shortage areas

Bill to put more vets in shortage areas

THE American Veterinary Medical Assn. (AVMA) applauded two senators for sponsoring legislation that will help ensure that rural communities get access to veterinary care.

Sens. Mike Crapo (R., Ida.) and Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.) introduced the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) Enhancement Act (S. 440), which will exempt VMLRP awards from a steep federal income withholding tax, thus giving more veterinarians the opportunity to pr

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