Across the Aisle by Darryl Kehrer, G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery, George H. W. Bush,

By Darryl Kehrer, G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery, George H. W. Bush, Michael McGrevey

Using mild humor, a few 450 visuals, and debate drawn from genuine legislative occasions, the past due U.S. Congressman G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery is helping readers relive the Montgomery GI Bill's 1987 enactment, whereas studying each one step of the way.

Across the Aisle's broad illustrative fabric brings the legislative procedure alive, as readers commute the old legislative street with Congressman Montgomery himself as escort, storyteller, mentor, and colleague.

Congressman Montgomery served his Mississippi parts for thirty years. Twenty-eight of these years integrated provider at the residence Committee on Veterans' Affairs, fourteen years as its chairman. Montgomery and a handful of peers understood that the good fortune of our all-volunteer army could hinge on an everlasting "GI invoice" schooling program.

Indeed the Montgomery GI invoice has confirmed to aid the USA on many fronts, together with postsecondary schooling and coaching, nationwide safeguard, army recruiting, staff and adolescence improvement, monetary competitiveness, and civic leadership.

Montgomery's distinct first-person account brings Washington, D.C., and lawmaking alive with enduring classes in management, persuasion, civility, and that undying virtue-perseverance.

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You’ll debate and discuss the bill just as we did, using words drawn from the actual legislative history. These are words said or written, for example, in the House and Senate chambers, Congressional committees, press conferences, Congressional correspondence and reports, White House events and correspondence, newspapers, and staff papers. SEE IT I call this a visual case study because just as responsibility is the best teacher, to me, seeing is learning. I want to put a human face on the legislative process.

Montgomery National Guard Complex in Meridian, Mississippi. The late Sonny Montgomery was my friend. We both were elected to Congress in 1966, and we were friends from that day forward. The story of the GI Bill that bears Sonny Montgomery’s name is a wonderful lesson for America’s students in how to write a good law. In this book, Sonny tells the story in his own words. The Montgomery GI Bill that Congress created in 1987 has helped make our All-Volunteer military the best in the world. America’s sons and daughters who serve in our military represent the very best in character, commitment, and resolve in protecting our homeland.

The story of the GI Bill that bears Sonny Montgomery’s name is a wonderful lesson for America’s students in how to write a good law. In this book, Sonny tells the story in his own words. The Montgomery GI Bill that Congress created in 1987 has helped make our All-Volunteer military the best in the world. America’s sons and daughters who serve in our military represent the very best in character, commitment, and resolve in protecting our homeland. Many of them recognized the value of educational benefits and joined our military, in part, to qualify for these benefits at the conclusion of their service to America.

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