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This week is the start of . There are over 58 million Hispanics in America and 7.4% are veterans. This month we thank them for decades of service and celebrate the diversity of our veteran population.
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Today the Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity will meet to conduct a field hearing entitled " Combating Veteran Homelessness in the Tampa Bay Area." The meeting is at 10:00 a.m., at the West Pasco County Government Center.
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Rep. Mike Levin 2h
Happening NOW: and I are holding a hearing on what we need to do to better prevent veteran homelessness. Tune in here:
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Brian Higgins Sep 13
At the kick-off we recognized 's hard work in aiding Puerto Rico's recovery from Hurricane Maria, advancing a plan for the Hispanic Heritage District along Niagara St., & supporting the 's Hispanic-American Veterans Memorial Monument
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Rep. Susie Lee Sep 15
This is the right decision. If we say we’re going to help our veterans get the care they need, we need to back that up.
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Tune in at 10:00 am EST to watch our Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity field hearing addressing veteran homelessness in the Tampa Bay area.
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Leo Shane III Sep 13
. and out with a statement today urging VA to move ahead quickly with reimbursing veterans emergency room expenses in lieu of the recent court ruling -- background here:
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Congresswoman Julia Brownley Sep 12
Yesterday, I chaired a Health Subcommittee hearing on a package of bills, developed by the , to improve the equitable delivery of healthcare for women who have served in our Armed Forces.
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Rep. Lauren Underwood Sep 12
When you ask a veteran to pick up their contraception every few months rather than just once a year, it’s more than just the hassle of a few extra drives to the pharmacy, it’s a burden that makes women veterans more susceptible to unintended pregnancies and costs the VA money.
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House Veterans' Affairs Sep 12
1 in 4 women veterans and 1 in 100 male veterans experience Military Sexual Trauma-- and are too often left with lasting psychological distress. Their stories should be heard:
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Ben Ray Luján Sep 11
On the anniversary of , I was especially humbled to meet with a member from New Mexico. Our nation’s veterans and service members have kept our country safe and it’s critical that we acknowledge and honor their service through action.
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Rep. Anthony Brindisi Sep 11
75% of women Veterans do not use VA health care. I introduced a bill to make VA materials more accessible for women Veterans because it’s our job to ensure all women Veterans are aware of the hard-earned resources available to them and know where to turn if they are struggling.
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House Veterans' Affairs Sep 11
Replying to @RepMarkTakano
"Today, we have more women, LGBTQ, minority, and aging veterans than ever before. And as this population changes, we have to make sure VA changes with it."-
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House Veterans' Affairs Sep 11
Replying to @VetAffairsDems
“As Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, I feel the tremendous responsibility that comes with this role and our duty to recognize the sacrifices our veterans and their families made on 9/11 and in the 18 years since that day.”
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House Veterans' Affairs Sep 11
18 years after 9/11 we now have a new generation of post 9/11 veterans who have distinct service-connected needs. is committed to ensuring access to benefits and care for this unique generation of veterans.
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Rep. Susie Lee Sep 11
1 in 6 post-9/11 say their transition to civilian life is extremely difficult. & I founded the Veterans Education Caucus to shine a light on these issues, & help Vets access education & succeed when they return home.
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Desiree Tucker-Sorini Sep 11
What an inspiring day of service at Alexandria National Cemetery alongside , whose district in California is home to 102 members this year serving to make our country stronger.
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House Veterans' Affairs Sep 11
Through VA’s new Veterans Legacy Memorial, all Americans can benefit from the more than 3.7 million stories of veterans buried in National Cemeteries like this across the country. Visit here to learn more:
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House Veterans' Affairs Sep 11
"The nature of conflict changed after 9/11. It changed our country and it continues to dramatically change our veteran population. Today, we are called to remember." -
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House Veterans' Affairs Sep 11
Chairman joined volunteers at 's Day of Service honoring those we've lost on 9/11 by cleaning the graves & grounds at the Alexandria National Cemetery.
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