Military affairs beat: Veterans prove to be tough lobbyists

  • by: Mark Brunswick , Star Tribune
  • Updated: May 20, 2014 - 7:55 PM

Rep. Jerry Newton is no newcomer to Minnesota politics. He has twice served in the Legislature. But he admits he was naive when he thought he could mess with the veterans’ lobby to try to make changes in who is eligible to be admitted to the state’s veterans homes.

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