4 Nebraska cities engage in bidding war for $121M state veterans home
The current state veterans home in Grand Island. State Sen. Mike Gloor, a former Grand Island hospital administrator, began the push four years ago to replace the existing home. He said he was distressed by the condition of the buildings at the facility, some of which date to the 1880s.The new home will be a 225-bed facility that will provide 350 good-paying jobs.
Posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — In an apparent first, Nebraska's veterans homes all reached perfection this year.
Each of the homes — the Eastern Nebraska in Bellevue, the Grand Island, the Norfolk and the Western Nebraska in Scottsbluff — passed its latest federal inspections with no deficiencies.
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