Next CVO Meeting January 19, 2022 on Zoom

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The Next Meeting of CVO is Wednesday, January 19th at 7 PM on Zoom. All veteran member organizations are invited to the next Coalition of Veterans Organizations General Body Meeting. We invite you to report activities of your respective organizations, updates on veteran issues, and hear more about CVO work including the dental bill. Continue reading

S. 3017, Veterans Dental Care Eligibility Expansion and Enhancement Act

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S 3017- On October 20, 2021 , Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) introduced the Veterans Dental Care Eligibility Expansion and Enhancement Act of 2021 in the 1171h Congress. This bill with the Veterans State Eligibility Standardization Act of 2021 will ensure universal dental coverage for all veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and eliminate longstanding barriers to health care for veterans across the country. Please urge your U.S. representatives to co-sponsor and support this bill. Continue reading

IRS reopens $500 per Veteran child Economic Impact Payment, Sign up for Veteran Expeditions

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has reopened the registration period for claiming an Economic Impact Payment. Individuals who receive Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Railroad Retirement, or certain Veterans benefits – but didn’t receive the $500 payment per child earlier this year – can still file for the $500 payment. Continue reading

H.R. 4554, Support Safe and Welcoming Department of Veterans Affairs Facilities for All Veterans

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H.R. 4554 would require the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and implement a comprehensive anti-harassment and anti-sexual assault policy for the Department. Please do your part to support ending harassment at VA facilities and ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for all veterans to obtain the care they need and have earned. Use the prepared letter (or your own) to ask your Representative to cosponsor H.R. 4554 and support its final passage. Continue reading