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New Mexico Mulls Benefits for National Guard

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New Mexico Mulls Benefits for National Guard

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New Mexico Mulls Benefits for National Guard

New Mexico Mulls Benefits for National Guard

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New Mexico lawmakers propose an increase in benefits for National Guard members, vets and retired military. Gov. Bill Richardson backs the measure, through which the state would pay premiums on life insurance for Guard members and provide state tax exemptions for vets and retired military. Ted Robbins reports.