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Legislative

Helm emphasizes transition assistance, better treatment for PTSD and TBI in hearing before House and Senate committees.

Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Legion efforts paved way for some of most significant changes to Department of Veterans Affairs in history.

National commander tells Legion family members, 'You are the reminder Congress needs to what's right for veterans.'

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.