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Release: Vets Call for Advance Appropriations for All VA #IAVA

Vets Call for Advance Appropriations for All VA CONTACT: Carlisle Williams (212) 982-9699 or [email protected] IMMEDIATE RELEASE Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/iava Vets Call for Advance Appropriations for All VA WASHINGTON (October 30, 2013) – Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America today joined other leading veterans groups and leaders from the House and Senate Committees on Veterans’ Affairs to demand congressional approval of legislation to extend advance appropriations to all Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs. In 2009, Congress passed and President Obama signed legislation to fund VA health care one year in advance. Legislation is needed to fund all of VA for one year in advance. IAVA's Chief Policy Officer Tom Tarantino spoke at the press conference: "If anyone needs to know why we need advance appropriations for all of VA, they just need to look bac...

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