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Why a veterans’ mental health bill is stuck in Congress

The Pentagon has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to help struggling soldiers, but numbers show these efforts have done little to stop the 22 veterans who commit suicide every day. President Obama has vowed to do more to stop what he has called “an epidemic” of...
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House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health Holds Hearing on H.R. 5484, The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014

House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health Holds Hearing on H.R. 5484, The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014 On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Vietnam Veterans of America National President John Rowan will present testimony before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on...
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Monsanto: New ‘Monsanto Protection Act’ Gives Monsanto Power Over US Government

There truly is no rest for the wicked, and Monsanto is at war once again against health conscious consumers with the latest ‘Monsanto Protection Act‘, managing to sneak wording into the latest Senate legislation that would give them blanket immunity from any USDA action regarding...
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VVA Legislative Agenda & Policy Initatives March 6, 2013

Testimony of VVA Presented by John Rowan, National President/CEO before the House and Senate Veteran’s Affairs Committees Regarding VVA Legislative Agenda & Policy Initiatives March 6, 2013. The legislation we have crafted , which we are calling the Veterans’ Family...
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Agent Orange Blue Water Navy: The Agent Orange Act

To: Our Congress and Senate There are tens of thousands of Vietnam veterans who are sick with exposure to Agent Orange Dioxin. Many can not get Veterans Administration benefits because they did not have boots-on-ground Vietnam because they were at sea or in the… HERE IS...
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Blue Water Navy: Rep. Gibson’s new bill cites Agent Orange Would help Vietnam veterans

The legislation would grant presumptive Agent Orange exposure status to U.S. service members — primarily those serving in the Navy — who served in the so-called territorial waters, up to 12 miles off the shore in Vietnam. “We had sailors who served just off the shore...
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Legislation: 26 States to Consider Toxic Chemicals Legislation in 2013

Despite intense industry opposition and Congressional inaction, state governments continue to defend the vulnerable from toxic chemical exposure.  In 2013, we expect at least 26 states to consider legislation and policy changes that will: Restrict or label the use of bisphenol A...
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