Yearly Archives: 2021

Veterans for Common Sense provides Testimony to Congress for Hearings on Pending Legislation

Veterans for Common Sense provided the written testimony, below, to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs for a May 5, 2021 hearing on pending toxic exposures-related legislation. Veterans for Common Sense also provided another statement for the record upon invitation of … Continue reading

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80 Members of Congress, 25 Organizations Call for Funding to Help Veterans with Gulf War Illness

(Washington – April 30, 2021) – This week, 80 Members of Congress called for funding to help veterans with Gulf War Illness.  Led by Representatives Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (D-MP) and Jack Bergman (R-MI), the bipartisan effort in support of … Continue reading

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Veterans for Common Sense provides Testimony for Senate Hearing on Pending Legislation

Veterans for Common Sense provided the following testimony for an April 28, 2021 hearing of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on pending legislation. [download PDF] Statement for the Record of  Veterans for Common Sense  by Anthony Hardie, National Chair and Director … Continue reading

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25 Organizations Urge Congress to Renew Funding for the Treatment-focused Gulf War Illness Research Program

(Washington – April 27, 2021) – Today, 25 organizations urged Congress to renew funding for the treatment-focused Gulf War Illness Research Program.  The organizations included most of the leading veterans service organizations along with military service organizations and toxic exposure … Continue reading

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Veterans for Common Sense Strongly Supports the VA VACCINE Act

LATEST UPDATE (03/19/2021): This legislation has now passed Congress and is enroute to the President for swift signing into law, after being further expanded and renamed as the Strengthening and Amplifying Vaccination Efforts to Locally Immunize all Veterans and Every Spouse … Continue reading

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Statement on the Peaceful Transfer of Power

January 19, 2021 [Download Press Release] [FB]   [Tw] 38 Organizations, including Veterans for Common Sense, release the following statement about the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States: Statement on the Peaceful Transfer of Power Following the … Continue reading

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