• Senate Bill Would Ease Burden on Military Families from Moves0

    Military families would have greater flexibility to expedite or postpone moves to accommodate school work by a child or a spouse’s professional or educational studies, under bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the Senate. The 2015 Military Family Stability Act — introduced by Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) along with co-sponsors Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.) — would permit a family to leave up to six months before or after the service member’s reporting date to the new installation. The family would continue to receive the housing allowance for its location, while the service member would reside in unaccompanied housing or be granted compensation …

  • Senator Introduces Bill to Ease Moves by Military Spouses0

    Military spouses would be compensated for the cost of renewing or transferring a professional license following a permanent change of station order, under a bill recently introduced by Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey. The measure would provide a tax credit of up to $500 for moves that cross state lines …