Support bipartisan effort to honor WWII Pacific War Veterans

Please join us in cosponsoring H.R. 4300, the “Admiral Lloyd R. ‘Joe’ Vasey Pacific War Commemorative Display Establishment Act,” a bipartisan bill to establish a memorial to honor the brave members of the U.S. Armed Forces who fought in the Pacific Theater
during World War II.  

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Support bipartisan effort to honor WWII Pacific War Veterans

Please join us in cosponsoring H.R. 4300, the “Admiral Lloyd R. ‘Joe’ Vasey Pacific War Commemorative Display Establishment Act,” a bipartisan bill to establish a memorial to honor the brave members of the U.S. Armed Forces who fought in the Pacific Theater
during World War II.  

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Deadline tomorrow: Cosponsor the SNAP Simplification for the Elderly Act

The elderly population in the United States is expected to rise significantly in the next 2 decades. Unfortunately, many of these individuals live on fixed incomes, are disabled, and struggle with poverty. Several entitlement programs exist to support our
most vulnerable, but take-up rates among the elderly and disabled are particularly low. Various application processes, an array of certification requirements, and the number of federal and state agencies involved throughout entitlement program receipt contribute
to low utilization.

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HELP ATOMIC VETERANS. HONOR MARK TAKAI.

I invite you to co-sponsor the bipartisan “Mark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act”.  This legislation was originally introduced by our late friend, Rep. Mark Takai, and reintroduced in his honor after his passing.  The “Mark Takai Atomic Veterans
Healthcare Parity Act” would permit veterans who participated in the nuclear cleanup of Enewetak Atoll, the site of 43 nuclear tests in the Marshall Islands, to be treated as “radiation-exposed veterans”.  This change in law will allow servicemembers who performed
the largest nuclear cleanup ever undertaken to receive the medical care they now need for service-connected cancers and diseases.  Current law only covers servicemembers who participated in active nuclear tests, not those who participated in the clean-up.

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