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The U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee has opened an investigation into the use of a video camera disguised as a smoke detector in a veteran's room at James A. Haley VA Medical Center.
Better 30 years late than never. Monday, the House of Representatives sent a widely supported bill to the president that would grant health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs to all troops and family members affected by chemical water contamination aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune during a period stretching from the 1950s to the 1980s–a pool that could include up to 750,000 people.
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a bipartisan bill that provides health benefits to veterans and their families exposed to contaminated drinking water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
The day after Janey Ensminger would have celebrated her 36th birthday, the House of Representatives passed a historic bill in her honor that would help thousands of sick Marine veterans and their families who were exposed to contaminated water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.
An omnibus veterans bill chock-full of two years’ accumulation of health, benefits, education and administrative provisions is on its way to the White House for President Obama’s signature.