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San Marcos Waives Utility Deposits for Veterans and Active Duty Soldiers

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San Marcus passes new legislation to give back to veterans and soldiers.

The San Marcos City Council has decided on a new way to thank America's service men and women. 

They approved a measure on Tuesday to waive utility deposits for honorably discharged veterans and current active duty soldiers.

According to a City press release: "The account must be established in the name of the veteran in order to qualify for the deposit waiver. Utility deposits can range from $50 to $400, depending on the services provided and usage history."

If a waiver recipient is delinquent in their bills the deposits will be reinstated.




Jessie Wang is a news intern at KUT. She is studying International Relations, Chinese and Community Health at Tufts University in Medford, Mass.