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      Bills would force colleges to charge in-state tuition to veterans

      A group of colleges and universities are battling legislation that would force them to charge in-state tuition rates to American troops and benefits if they want to continue getting payments from the GI Bill.

      Federal Times reports that the American Association of Colleges and Universities claims they'll lose significant revenue if they're obliged to charge lower tuition rates as part of a series of bills.currently pending in Congress.

      "It is difficult to endorse the proposed legislation until we know more about the impact." a Veterans Affairs Department official told Federal Times.