115th Congress, First Session Priorities

Post Date:January 19, 2017

On behalf of Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans), we offer an outline of the priority issues that Paralyzed Veterans will devote its advocacy efforts to during the first session of the 115th Congress. These issues reflect areas of concerns for our members as both veterans with spinal cord injury or disease and people with disabilities. Additionally, we remain a steadfast advocate for all veterans and all people with disabilities. Our priorities include:

2018 Policy Papers


  • March 6, 2018 David Zurfluh, National President Paralyzed Veterans of America, Before a Joint Hearing of the House and Senate Committees on Veterans’ Affairs

2017 Testimony


Press Release

Advocacy Program Priorities (Disability Community Issues):

  1. Addressing Air Carrier Access Problems for People with Disabilities
  2. Strengthening and Protecting Social Security
  3. Complex Rehabilitation Technology

Organizational Issues:

  1. Addressing the Problem with Vehicle Donation Valuation for Charities