Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 9)

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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H.R. 1796, the Lift the Relocation Burden From Military Spouses Act

Join me by cosponsoring the Lift the Relocation Burden from Military Spouses Act. Standing beside our nation’s brave servicemembers are strong families that remain resilient through relocations and deployments. We must do what is necessary to ensure military
spouses have the opportunity to maintain their hard-earned professional licensing and certification as they move from state to state with their servicemember on military orders.   

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Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 8)

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 7)

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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VA Needs to Focus on its Core Mission, not Hotel Property Management

Did you know that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) currently owns a 5-star, 24-room boutique hotel, restaurant, and club in downtown Paris, France? The hotel, Pershing Hall, is a building originally procured by the American Legion to serve as a memorial
to our “Doughboys” who served in France during World War I. The building was transferred to the VA in 1991 and in 1998, the VA leased Pershing Hall for a 99-year period to a French firm that redeveloped the property as a luxury hotel.

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Ongoing Issues with the Military Lending Act Stifling Lending to Servicemembers

It has come to our attention that the Department of Defense (DoD) Military Lending Act (MLA) regulation—particularly the July 2015 amendments—has caused numerous financial institutions to eliminate products and services, many of which have been relied upon
by servicemembers and their families. Specifically, we hear from credit unions that they are being forced to cut back on or eliminate products that help find credit solutions for servicemembers and their families who may have few or no options. This is a result
of overly complex regulations that are difficult to understand and comply with. Such an unfortunate result harms not only the credit unions’ servicemembers but also their entire memberships. 

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Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 6)

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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