December 17, 2013 in Legislative
Pending legislation is critical to Veterans benefits funding!
On Monday, VFW Commander-in-Chief John Hamilton sent an “all hands” call to VFW advocates in an effort to muster support for the Inhofe/Hagan amendment.
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(Madison , WI ) – Senator Sheila Harsdorf ( R-River Falls ) is announcing listening sessions focusing on veterans and veterans’ issues on March 20th. Secretary John Scocos of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) is scheduled to attend the listening sessions at Senator Harsdorf’s invitation.
National VFW Commander Richard L. DeNoyer advises joint panel against the temptation to balance the budget on the backs of disabled Veterans and the Military.
On Wednesday, VFW testified before the House VA Committee as part of an Independent Budget (IB) panel on the FY 2013 VA budget. The IB, now in its 26th year, captures the full picture of what VA needs to care for veterans. VFW is responsible for the construction portion of the IB, and our testimony centered on major and minor construction project funding.