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Verna Jones, director of the Veterans Affair & Rehabilitation Division, testifies before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. The hearing covers several pieces of legislation, including bills to provide annual cost-of-living adjustments to rates of disability compensation, to increase those rates of compensation (effective Dec. 1), to expedite procedures for veterans claims, and to encourage the nationwide observance of two minutes of silence on Veterans Day.