A Jackson County task force is asking county officials to step up efforts to help veterans, and the county executive says those recommendations appear to be manageable.

“The most important things that face veterans are jobs and housing,” Art Fillmore told county legislators this week. Fillmore, the co-founder of the Heart of America Stand Down Foundation, chaired a task force that County Executive Mike Sanders appointed last year.

Source: County asked to do more for veterans – News – Examiner – Independence, MO