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Following recent allegations in Tomah, Wisc., The American Legion is urging Congress to pass legislation that would benefit veterans receiving VA care and prescriptions.

Legion chief says budget shortfall can’t stand in the way of veteran care.

During recent testimony, a Legion representative noted how consolidation of Department of Veterans Affairs fiduciary programs are hampering advocacy efforts and limiting interaction betreen accredited representatives and the VA.

Legionnaires have a voice in the nation's capital. On behalf of the organization's membership, The American Legion's Legislative staff monitors the progress of legislation passing through the House and Senate, and attends various congressional committee hearings, providing testimony at many.

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2015 Legislative Priorities

Submitted to accompany testimony before Congress by American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm, Feb. 25, 2015

Legislative Handbook

This booklet explains the importance of legislation to the Legion’s programs, why it is necessary for members of The American Legion family to lend individual support when requested, and how to know when to offer support.

Legislative Action Center

Help The American Legion by taking action on current issues and legislation.