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“Veterans are required to show that these illnesses manifested themselves within one year of exposure in order to get VA help,” said Courtney, ahead of today’s vote.
“2020 has been an extremely difficult year for K-12 public education. The Impact Aid Coronavirus Relief Act will provide much needed stability for school districts which have unique student populations,” said Rep. Courtney.
December 4, 2020 Press Release
"The fact that we are on path to pass the NDAA for the 60th consecutive year exemplifies the bipartisan nature of the House Armed Services Committee. I’m proud of the way we came together once again to get the job done for both the security of our nation..."
“This is a real victory for so many of our Vietnam veterans and their families who have fought tooth and nail for years to simply be granted the benefits they rightfully earned and deserve,” said Congressman Courtney.
November 13, 2020 Press Release
“I am praying for all of those injured and involved in the explosion that occurred at the West Haven VA Medical Center this morning," said Congressman Courtney.
“This bill is enormously important to Groton; the Town depends on the Impact Aid Grant to support the education of over 1,000 military dependents,” said Groton Public Schools Superintendent Michael Graner, Ph.D.
“Securing this new lease award for a larger facility has been a painstaking process to say the least, but today’s announcement of a new site with almost three times the space of the existing clinic is a huge milestone for improved veteran services in southeastern Connecticut-"
“Our nation’s disabled veterans have made incredible sacrifices for America – the very least they are owed is our assistance when they come home and transition back to civilian life,” said Rep. Courtney.
“I was proud to see Congress at last take action on this critical issue related to the exposure of our Blue Water veterans to chemicals commonly known as Agent Orange when the House passed H.R. 299 in May, with the Senate following shortly thereafter,” said Congressman Courtney.
“These are men and women who have fought tooth and nail for well over a decade to produce this policy change within the VA, and it’s been an honor to work alongside them to achieve this result,” said Congressman Courtney.