Legislative Priorities

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LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

Paralyzed Veterans of America offers a comprehensive look at the priority issues that our organization will advocate for during the first session of the 117th Congress. These issues reflect areas of concern 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.

2021 POLICY GOALS

  • Improve the VA Health Care System & Available Services 
  • Improve & Protect the Systems & Civil Rights that Support People with Disabilities
  • Improve VA Benefits 

2021 POLICY PAPERS

LEGISLATIVE CHATS SERIES

RESOURCE CENTER

 

RECENT TESTIMONIES

Watch our advocacy work in action by browsing our archive of key testimonies from the PVA Advocacy Team.
 

March 4, 2021 - David Zurfluh, National President of PVA, testifies before a joint hearing of the House and Senate Committees on Veteran's Affairs.


December 8, 2020 - Maureen Elias, Associate Legislative Director, testifies before the House Committee on Veteran's Affairs: Supporting our Veterans Through and After COVID19.


December 2, 2020 - Roscoe Butler, Associate Legislative Director, testifies before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: Assessing the Need to Modernize Veteran Eligibility for Care.


September 30, 2020 - Roscoe Butler, Associate Legislative Director, testifies before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on behalf of The Independent Budget: MISSION Critical: Assessing Community Care Wait Times.
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September 10, 2020 - Maureen Elias, Associate Legislative Director, testifies before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: Pending Legislation.
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August 28, 2020 - House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: Coordinating Transition Resources.
July 23, 2020 - House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: Pending Legislation.

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