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

Presumptive Agent Orange Conditions and 4 proposed additions

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As of April 1, to qualify for Agent orange !elated benefits, a veteran must have one more of the 14 conditions VA presumes to have been caused by exposure. About one-third of all U.S.senators are backing the Fair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2020 (S. 3444), which could add four conditions to the Agent Orange conditions list. Continue reading

Suzanne Gordon Town Hall Meeting | Save Our VA

Town Hall Meeting with Suzanne Gordon will discuss the most effective ways for veterans and their supporters to mobilize to reverse the privatization of the VHA, improve and strengthen it, and how to lobby for expanded services offered to veterans and their families. Monday, January 25, 2021| 4:00 PM CST via ZOOM. Registration is required for this event. Continue reading