Oklahoma lawmakers launch state-wide veteran registry Three veteran state lawmakers whose government service careers are about to end are launching a new think tank that promotes conservative fiscal policies. The Oklahoma Opportunity Project, a Tulsa-based nonprofit, is headed by state Senate Finance Committee Chairman Mike Mazzei, R-Tulsa, who is leaving the Legislature in January because he has.
This bill mirrors the bipartisan BlueAct of 2017, which passed the House during the 115th Congress by a vote of 382 – 0. The Message: H.R. 299 would extend the presumption of exposure to Agent Orange to veterans who served in the Blue Water Navy during the Vietnam War, ensuring that these
Cartwright introduces veterans prosthetics legislation Bill seeks to waive state college application fees for vets The College Fee Waiver for Veteran dependents benefit waives mandatory system-wide tuition and fees at any State of California Community College, California State University, or University of California campus. This program does not cover the expense of books, parking or room and board.05.02.19 Durbin, Murphy, Cartwright Introduce Bills To Support Wounded Warriors. WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chris Murphy (D-CT), and U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA-08), today introduced two bicameral bills to support wounded warriors by improving orthotics and prosthetics care, and expanding the current orthotics and prosthetics workforce.
The Senate unanimously approved a bill Wednesday to extend disability benefits to veterans who served on Navy ships off the coast of Vietnam, signaling the end of a decades-long fight for these.
House Approves Benefits for Blue Water Navy Veterans. Extending the benefits for 10 years would cost $1.1 billion, according to estimates from the Congressional Budget Office. To make up the cost, the legislation raises fees for servicemembers and veterans who use the VA’s home loan program. The increase amounts to between $2.14.
Blue WaterPasses House of Representatives. When these honorable veterans took an oath to defend this nation at all costs — including their lives — our country made a promise to care for them when they returned. This bill makes our Congress accountable in keeping that promise.
WJFW – Under veterans’ watchful eye, state breaks ground on $80 million skilled nursing facility at King Veterans Home ROSEMOUNT, Ill. – Stephen M. Doyle, vice president of McShane Development Company’s Healthcare Division, has announced the firm broke ground for the new U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Southeast Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Gilbert, Ariz.
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage of the bipartisan Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, which she cosponsored and supported in a prior Committee vote last week. On Tuesday, Congresswoman Amata and other Congressional leaders held a press event on the U.S. Capitol grounds in support of the Blue Water Navy Veterans and
Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act unanimously passes US Senate The legislation was also passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, so it now headed to President Trump’s desk. Author: Erin.
Introduced in House (01/05/2017) Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017. This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agents while in Vietnam. Loading.
The Senate has unanimously passed the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, meaning the bill is now headed to the president’s desk to be signed into law. This is a tremendous development for our veterans, and one we were not able to accomplish last year: the bill passed the House but never made it out.
UPDATE: Criminal probe opened into veterans’ agency mismanagement Indiana’s inspector general has found mismanagement at the state’s Department of Veterans’ Affairs but insufficient evidence for criminal or ethics charges. The agency’s leader resigned in December.Veteran creates company to provide employment and education to fellow veterans Her fellow student veteran. for veterans to complete their education by funding the GI Bill. And he praises ASU staff. “The Pat Tillman Veterans Center was an integral part of my success, and it’s.Hourihane, Abraham give Villa Championship playoff win over West Brom – Reuters Wembley in their sights: Aston Villa head to West Brom holding a 2-1 advantage from the first leg ( Action Images via Reuters ). villa substitute conor hourihane wasted little time in making an impact from the bench as he rifled home an effort from outside the box, before Tammy Abraham netted from the.