Governor worried about delay on Vet's Home

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Updated: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:27:02 CST

The selection of a new Central Nebraska Veterans home was no easy task for Governor Dave Heineman.
He's faced a slew of criticism when Kearney was selected as the new location.
And, the city of Grand Island seems determined to slow up the process.
Kearney was selected over Grand Island, Hastings, and North Platte.
Federal funding is still needed for the new home in Kearney.
Back in October, Hall County Veterans Service Officer Don Shuda sent a letter to a government official asking them not to approve funding for a new Nebraska veterans home until further study was completed.
Governor Heineman says he understands the city of Grand Island is frustrated.
But, says we need to think about the Veterans and move.
Governor Heineman said looking out for the Veterans Should be priority number one.."
.The current Central Nebraska Veteran's home has been located in Grand Island for 126 years.

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