Disabled Veteran from O’Fallon Who Served Six Tours in Iraq and Afghanistan Urges Missouri Lawmakers to Approve Property Tax Legislation

A proposed constitutional amendment aimed at preventing Missouri veterans who are 100-percent disabled from paying real property taxes is backed by an O’Fallon veteran who served six tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Charles Frederickson has a total service-connected disability, and testifies he cannot find a job and made only 400-dollars last year:

Frederickson also has a daughter, who’s been battling a brain tumor. He testified for House Veterans Committee Chairman Dave Griffith’s proposed constitutional amendment, which would exempt ALL real property used as a home for any veteran with a total service-connected disability.