(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday enacted legislation that will expand the Department of Veterans Affairs, providing health care support to millions of veterans -- as well as their families and caretakers -- who were exposed to toxic burn pits. Known as the PACT... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After a series of delays and emotional protests, the Senate on Tuesday night approved a bill that will help veterans exposed to toxic burn pits. The Senate began voting on the PACT Act around 5 p.m., with votes on three Republican amendments before... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After a series of delays and emotional protests, the Senate is expected to vote Tuesday night on a bill that would help veterans exposed to toxic burn pits. Schumer announced that the Senate will begin voting on the PACT Act at 5 p.m.,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Politicians and family members are calling on Congress to step up and do more to help soldiers who were affected by potentially deadly diseases caused by toxic burn pits. The Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs held a hearing Tuesday with Secretary for Veterans... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Thursday approved a bill that would provide millions of veterans with expedited health care and disability payments related to illnesses caused by toxic exposure from burn pits. The final vote was 256-174. Thirty-four Republicans voted with all Democrats to support the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The push to support military veterans plagued with health issues caused by toxic exposure to burn pits got a significant boost during President Joe Biden's State of the Union address Tuesday -- his support coming just before the House was set to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Kate Hendricks Thomas deployed to Iraq in 2005 as a member of the Marine Corps. She said she knew that choice carried risks, but she says she didn't realize it would come back to haunt her nearly two decades later. “I knew that... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Comedian Jon Stewart joined lawmakers on Tuesday to announce legislation that would make it easier for veterans with diseases linked to burn pits to access Veterans Affairs benefits. "For those that have fought and defended and served this country, for them to come... Read More.