Promises about Veterans on Perry-O-Meter

Cut backlog of pending veterans claims

Will reduce a state backlog of more than 38,000 pending veterans claims.

Fund up to 12 more veterans counselors

Fund "up to 12 new veterans counselors to help the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) assist the VA to more quickly process benefits claims."

Pursue state aid to pay share of education center at Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington

"I will work with the legislature to ensure Texas does its part to make this dream a reality by pursuing an appropriation that will enable Texas to bear its fair share of the project's costs."