New veterinary chair plans focus on PACT Act oversight, medical… – Military Times | NutSocia

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee has 13 new members and a new chair this session, but the committee chair hopes veterans will see from the group the same focus on improving veterans’ benefits that they have had in recent years. “There will be contentious issues,” said Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill., who moved from the senior … Read more

Lawmakers consider making VA home loans transferable to vets’ families – Federal Times | NutSocia

Legislators and Veterans Affairs officials are considering plans to allow veterans to share unused home loan benefits with immediate family members or other descendants to align the loans with other veteran benefits and to offset past racial discrimination within the program. The proposal, sponsored by Rep. James Clyburn, DS.C., has received tentative support from Capitol … Read more