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Please Support this Bill

On April 10, 2019, Representative Bruce Westerman (AR) introduced H.R. 2201, a bill that would concede Agent Orange exposure to all veterans who served at military installations in Thailand during the Vietnam Era for purposes of determining their eligibility for … Continue reading

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We Honor the Men and Women of D Day

“…we will accept nothing less than full victory.” – Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower On June 6, 1944, 75 years ago, Allied troops landed on the shores of Normandy to fight Nazi Germany. We honor the lives of those who made … Continue reading

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From the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Imagine if Republicans and Democrats worked together to pass reforms that improve the lives of millions of people. And imagine if those reforms put America’s Veterans at the center of their healthcare decisions, leading to better customer service for our … Continue reading

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Veterans Access to Child Care Act

Representative Julia Brownley introduced H.R. 840, the Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act, authorizing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay for or provide child care for veterans traveling to and returning from a VA facility for regular or … Continue reading

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Call to Action

These companion bills, S. 179 and H.R. 712, would direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a clinical trial of the effects of cannabis on health outcomes of adults with chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  … Continue reading

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VA is at it again

The VA revealed this week that the first of a two-phase expansion of its comprehensive family caregiver support program will be delayed-yet again. To avoid lengthy delays in processing applications and providing support services to family caregivers, the VA MISSION … Continue reading

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Blue Water Navy

On January 3, 2019, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Ranking Member, Dr. Phil Roe (TN), introduced H.R. 203, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. On January 8, 2019, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman, Mark Takano (CA), introduced H.R. … Continue reading

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Blue Water Navy Legislation needs your help!!!

Congress is very close to finally passing Blue Water Navy legislation, but unless the Senate acts in the next two weeks, that effort will fail. Earlier this year, the House of Representatives passed legislation to finally provide full benefits to … Continue reading

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Long Term Care Veterans Choice Act

Congressman Clay Higgins introduced H.R. 5693, the Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act. This bill would provide veterans who are no longer capable of living independently an alternative to nursing home care, in which the veteran would continue to receive the … Continue reading

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Help Support COLA and DIC

Senator Johnny Isakson (GA), Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced S. 3089-the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018. This bill would authorize a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for veterans in receipt of compensation and pension, and for survivors … Continue reading

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