Walker signs bills focused on military veterans and families

MILWAUKEE -- Governor Scott Walker signed a number of bills into law Wednesday, April 4th that are focused on military veterans and their families.

Walker signed the laws at at VFW post in Appleton.

One law will waive fees for occupational and professional licenses for qualified veterans. Another provides income tax credit for companies that hire unemployed, disabled veterans.

Walker also signed into law a measure that will make it easier for military spouses to become employed in Wisconsin by extending to them the ability to more easily receive reciprocal licenses from other states.