Fair Treatment for Families of Veterans (v. 2)

Presently, federal law only allows compensation, dependency or indemnity compensation, or pension benefits to be disseminated until the month before the death, marriage, or remarriage of a recipient of VA benefits. This is due to language in federal law, which states that “payments are made until the last day of the month before…” a death, marriage, or remarriage.

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Fair Treatment for Families of Veterans

Presently, federal law only allows compensation, dependency or indemnity compensation, or pension benefits to be disseminated until the month before the death, marriage, or remarriage of a recipient of VA benefits. This is due to language in federal law, which states that “payments are made until the last day of the month before…” a death, marriage, or remarriage.

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Strengthen Social Security for Seniors and Veterans

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the Seniors and Veterans Emergency (SAVE) Benefits Act. The SAVE Benefits Act would give immediate relief to seniors, Veterans and other Americans who will not have a cost-of-living adjustment or benefit increase in 2016, for only the third time since 1975.

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Guard and Reserve Equal Access to Health Act

Please join me as an original co-sponsor of the Guard and Reserve Equal Access to Health Act. Last congress, the Guard and Reserve Equal Access to Health Act was introduced in an effort to ensure members of the Guard and Reserve have the option of obtaining an end of service physical as they complete their military service.

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