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Legion reps testify before House Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies.
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Legion representative meets with congressional legislative assistants to discuss various facets of VA claims process.
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A look at key pieces of legislation and hearings moving through or being conducted in Congress.
VA budget and claims backlog, Legion troop-support programs and concurrent receipt among the issues discussed in the Oval Office.
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New how-to section makes it easier to navigate through Library of Congress site.
Commander Hill says that advance VA appropriations are “an extremely important step forward in the budgetary process, and will go far in giving veterans the health care they deserve.”
This legislation amends existing statutes to allow the VA to reimburse eligible veterans for portions of emergency treatment that are not covered by their private insurance.
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The American Legion has participated in two roundtable meetings with the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee to discuss issues important to servicemembers, veterans and their families.
Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee approves comprehensive legislation to respond to potential environmental hazard exposures on military installations, expand efforts to reduce veteran homelessness and strengthen VA health care.
At least four either Senate or House Veterans Affairs' Committee meetings will include verbal testimony from The American Legion in the next few weeks. Invitations to other hearings could come.