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Legion claims specialist tells House subcommittee that veterans who appeal their benefits claims often wait years for final decisions.

Roscoe Butler shares Legion's perspective on Department of Veterans Affairs construction issues with House Committee on Veterans Affairs.

This week Capitol Hill experienced an influx of veterans and Legionnaires after welcoming freshmen to the 114th Congress.

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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2013 Legislative Priorities

The top issues The American Legion will be fighting for in the first session of the 113th Congress, 2nd session.

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.