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302 search results for “Legislation”

Battle over benefits puts legislation on hold

…Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., explaining that the legislation would cost veterans dearly by rounding down the percentage increase in their disability compensation benefits. “If…

News | Jun 20, 2016

Legislation to extend existing VA services awaits president’s signature

…and its supporters. The bill has been sent to the president for his signature, and DAV urges execution of the legislation as soon as possible, as some of the authorities…

News | Sep 26, 2016

New legislation could reduce ‘10-year’ rule for dependent compensation

…consistent with other federal survivor benefit programs. DAV Resolution Number 036—approved by members during the 2017 National Convention in New Orleans, La.—supports legislation to reduce the 10-year rule for DIC…

News | Jan 19, 2018

Toxic exposure legislation

…Hecht/Air National Guard) A pair of bills addressing the long-lasting and lethal health effects of toxic exposures are making progress in Congress. Both DAV-supported pieces of legislation would extend some…

News | Oct 19, 2021

DAV advocates return to Washington to drive veterans legislation

…Director Shane Liermann calls for support of the PACT Act, comprehensive legislation to provide health care, establish presumptive diseases and create a framework for addressing toxic exposure in the future….

News | May 24, 2022

DAV applauds passage of landmark toxic exposure legislation

…falls to DAV to ensure the VA faithfully and quickly implements the legislation guaranteeing wounded, ill and injured veterans exposed to harmful materials the benefits they have already earned.  …

News | Aug 10, 2022

DAV legislation: Priorities and victories

…DAV’s Commander’s Action Network. By going to, you can see all of the pivotal pieces of veterans legislation that will substantially affect our brothers- and sisters-in-arms. The 117th Congress…

News | Sep 22, 2022

New legislation aimed at studying cancer rates among military aircrews

…the course of their duties, the sooner we can get those veterans the benefits and health care we owe them.”   Find updates to other major veteran legislation by joining…

News | Nov 23, 2022


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