Fix the Veterans Claims Backlog

From: The Honorable Nita M. Lowey Sent By: kasey.butler@mail.house.gov Date: 11/14/2013 Current Co-Signers: Meeks, Tierney, Schiff Dear Colleague: The Veterans Affairs claims backlog remains the greatest challenge currently facing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Although progress has been made, significant hurdles between the Department of Defense (DoD) and VA database exchanges still exist. At […]

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Fix the Veterans Claims Backlog

From: The Honorable Nita M. Lowey Sent By: kasey.butler@mail.house.gov Date: 11/14/2013 Current Co-Signers: Meeks, Tierney, Schiff, Higgins, Crowley, Farr, McCollum Dear Colleague: The Veterans Affairs claims backlog remains the greatest challenge currently facing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Although progress has been made, significant hurdles between the Department of Defense (DoD) and VA database […]

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Ensure Our Servicemembers’ Access to Justice

From: The Honorable Brad Miller Sent By: ashley.orr@mail.house.gov <mailto:ashley.orr@mail.house.gov?subject=RE: Ensure Our Servicemembers’ Access to Justice> Bill: H.R. 2696 Date: 6/10/2009 Cosponsor the Servicemembers’ Rights Protection Act Dear Colleague: In 2003 Congress passed the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) to provide protections for servicemembers when their military service hinders their ability to meet financial obligations and […]

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Support Gulf War Veterans Illnesses Research Funding

We invite you to join us in supporting research into Gulf War Veterans Illnesses by signing onto a letter to the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee requesting $25 million for FY10. This request has the endorsement of the American Legion, AMVETS, Vietnam Veterans of America, the ALS Association, and Veterans of Modern Warfare.

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Cosponsor a Resolution Honoring the American National Red Cross

I invite you to join me as a cosponsor of a resolution honoring the month of March as Red Cross Month. Since 1943, every President of the United States has proclaimed March to be “Red Cross Month,” to honor one of the most well-known humanitarian organizations in the world, the American National Red Cross.

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Allow our servicemembers to decide who makes their funeral arrangements

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: craig.dulniak@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1633 Date: 3/25/2009 Allow our servicemembers to decide who makes their funeral arrangements <http://e-DearColleague.house.gov/DearColleague/Media/111/1st/image/Members/Cohen, Steve (TN09)/arlington-national-cemetery.jpg> From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: craig.dulniak@mail.house.gov Date: 3/25/2009 Co-Sponsor H.R. 1633 Honor the WISH Act Co-sponsors: Duncan, Rohrabacher, Moore (WI), Watson, Massa, Schiff, Sestak Dear Colleague: Current […]

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