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Official Twitter page of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Democrats. Ranking Member:
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VetAffairsDems Nov 18
Happy 242nd birthday to our Field & Air Defense Artillery! And shout-out to Ranking Member who served 24 years in the First 125th Field Artillery Battalion!
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VetAffairsDems Nov 17
Behind closed doors, the Trump Administration has been drafting a secret plan to merge VA Choice & DoD’s TRICARE health systems w/out input from Congress, , or healthcare experts. This is unacceptable and the public deserves answers immediately.
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VetAffairsDems Nov 16
Let's not mince words, a vote for the is a vote to repeal tax credits proven to help & servicemembers when they come home. Watch speech here:
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VetAffairsDems Nov 16
.: two words that should never be uttered together in this country are "deported veterans."
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Nikki Wentling Nov 16
., calling on DHS to stop veteran deportation, VA to provide deleted vets access to health care. Been asking Sec Shulkin to step in since June
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Nikki Wentling Nov 16
., Dems on calling to stop deportation of US veterans. Background:
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Rep. Tim Walz Nov 15
Why do folks get a tax break for carrying interest but not for carrying a rucksack?
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VetAffairsDems Nov 15
Thank you, for hosting ! It was an incredible event & was honored to be there.
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VetAffairsDems Nov 15
WATCH: Ranking Member blasts the for cutting provisions for servicemembers & in order to pay for tax cuts for corporations & the ultra-wealthy. Full speech:
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Rep. Tim Walz Nov 15
Veterans own 2.4 million small businesses in the US, employing 5.8 million people and generating $1 trillion in revenue/yr. The would not only hurt disabled vets who are seeking jobs, it would hurt vet small business owners that employ disabled vets and non-vets alike
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Rep. Tim Walz Nov 15
By eliminating the deduction small businesses receive for making their facilities accessible to persons with disabilities, the “eliminate[s] a critical tool in encouraging compliance” with the Americans with Disabilities Act (), as recently warned.
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Rep. Tim Walz Nov 15
has been a valuable source of labor market support for transitioning and injured veterans. As written, the would eliminate the Hire More Heroes provision, which garnered bipartisan support in the past and was once celebrated as a "top GOP priority.”
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Rep. Tim Walz Nov 15
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Rep. Tim Walz Nov 15
I join The Military Coalition - and the over 5.5 million current and former service members and their families and survivors it represents - in support of a permanent Work Opportunity Tax Credit that is open to our nation's military spouses. Our military families deserve !
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Rep. Tim Walz Nov 14
Service members often relocate every two or three years in service to their country, with such moves necessitating the buying and selling of homes. The would limit troops and their families’ ability to claim exemption from capital gains on the sale of a home.
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Rep. Tim Walz Nov 14
The would put the prosperity of our active duty service members, veterans, and military families at risk. I wrote last week to lay out the many ways HR1 would hurt our heroes and their loved ones:
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VetAffairsDems Nov 11
Teams & know what it means to serve! Happy to our fellow , servicemembers, & military families!
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Rep. Cheri Bustos Nov 11
Happy Veterans Day and thank you to all who have served. This hat belonged to my grandfather, Joe Callahan, who fought in World War 1. 🇺🇸
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