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

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. Read more [...]

Election 2020 | CVO Letter to Candidates

For the upcoming election, the Coalition of Veterans Organizations invites all candidates to submit statements concerning their positions on veterans’ issues, and their statements will be posted on our website. There are some issues, such as the privatization of the Veterans Administration Health Care System or its funding (i. e., mandatory versus discretionary) that would only apply to the national level, while issues like employment and dental care apply to all levels of government. Read more [...]

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

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. Read more [...]