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Bills Vitally Important To Veterans Health Care


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Bills Vitally Important to Veterans Health Care

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Please Write to Your Elected Officials TODAY Please write to your elected officials in both the House and the Senate to express your concern over the lack of progress on a number of bills vitally important to the health care of America's veterans. Although the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees have held dozens of hearings and marked up numerous bills, several of which have been passed by the House or the Senate, the Congress has failed to reach agreement and approve the great majority of these bills. There are now troubling reports that the House and Senate may not reach any further agreements this year, thereby allowing these vital measures to die at the end of the 110th Congress, which is rapidly drawing to a close. While we greatly appreciate all that this Congress has done to support veterans, including approving record increases in funding for veterans health care and a historic new GI Bill for veterans, we would be deeply disappointed if vital authorizing legislation concerning traumatic brain injury (TBI), mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance abuse, women veterans, family caregiver assistance and a number of other issues was allowed to die due to the failure of Congress to reach agreement. These pending measures would significantly enhance the health care of sick, injured and disabled veterans.

Please join your voice to ours and respectfully ask that your Representative and Senators jointly work with their colleagues on the other side of the aisle and the other side of the Capitol to achieve final passage of the above-referenced bills currently pending before Congress. America's veterans never hesitated to answer the call of duty to protect their country.

We ask this Congress to show the same resolve in answering the call of our veterans.

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