Veterans

DFL Party Platform: “We honor and respect the men and women who have served and are serving our country. We must advocate for their physical and emotional well-being, both abroad and at home, as well as their economic security. We must ensure that our military is the best-trained, equipped, and supported force in the world and that the men and women of our military are ready to meet the new threats of the 21st century. Their sacrifices and those of their families must never be forgotten.”

H. R. 4589, To make permanent the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants for the transportation of highly rural veterans to medical care.

Summary: To make permanent the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants for the transportation of highly rural veterans to medical care. (Cosponsors, Bipartisan) ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig…

H. R. 1863, To require the Secretary of Defense to provide blood testing for firefighters of the Department of Defense to determine potential exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, and for other purposes.

Summary:This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to provide blood testing, during annual physical examinations of DOD firefighters, to determine and document exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Cosponsors (Bipartisan)…