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Category Archives: New Vet Legislation
Press Release on June 10, 2010 WASHINGTON – As previously announced on January 7, 2010, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) froze prescription copayment increases for six months. Veterans who generally have higher income and no service-connected disabilities – referred … Continue reading
Recently I have been reading and hearing a lot about challenges that members of the National Guard are facing after returning from serving on active duty. Historically the National Guard has been seen as the key players right here in … Continue reading
by John McChesney The Department of Veterans Affairs is struggling to cope with tens of thousands of veterans filing for disability benefits. Because there are applicants from two current wars — plus a new wave from the first Gulf War … Continue reading
By Erica Erwin Erie Times-News, Pa. Apr. 1–New legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper aims to make one inevitable part of military life a little easier: moving. Dahlkemper, of Erie, spent part of Wednesday morning in Erie promoting the … Continue reading
by John Allen On March 18, 2010, President Obama signed the new Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE) into law. This federal legislation creates brand-new tax breaks for hiring and retaining unemployed workers. Here’s a quick CCG overview on … Continue reading
Written by Bruce Ferrell (WASHINGTON) – The United States Senate passed legislation cosponsored by Senator Richard Burr to correct serious technical errors in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that Burr says put veterans, widows and widowers, and certain … Continue reading
Attention Veterans and Employers! The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, enacted in February of 2009, offers $4,800 to an employer for hiring a qualified veteran. This legislation includes other key provisions – including giving businesses tax credits for hiring unemployed … Continue reading
By Griselda Nevarez, Cronkite News Service Published at AZ Capital Times, February 16, 2010 Veterans who suffered severe combat wounds deserve tuition breaks similar to those available to faculty and staff at state universities so they can get on with … Continue reading
American Legion posted February 3, 2010: Earlier this week, President Obama signed into law the Veterans’ Emergency Fairness Act of 2009. This important legislation amends existing statutes to allow the VA to reimburse eligible veterans for portions of emergency treatment … Continue reading