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Read our op-ed recently published in The Hill on why Congress needs to pass Elizabeth Dole Home and Community Based Services for Veterans and Caregivers Act (H.R. 6823/S. 3854) to support more home and community-based services for Veterans:

 

LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

Paralyzed Veterans of America offers a comprehensive look at the priority issues that our organization will advocate for during the second 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.

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2022 POLICY PAPERS

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

September 15, 2022 – the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee: Examining Women Veterans’ Access to the Full Spectrum of Medical Care. Written testimony is available here. Hearing testimony is available here.


September 15, 2022 – Julie Howell, Associate Legislative Director, testified before the House Veterans’ Affairs Economic Opportunity Subcommittee on VA’s Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) program. Written testimony is available here. Hearing testimony is available here.


June 22, 2022 – Julie Howell, Associate Legislative Director, testifies before the House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee on pending legislation. Written testimony is available here. Hearing testimony is available here.


June 14, 2022 – Roscoe Butler, Associate Legislative Director, testifies on behalf of the Independent Budget before the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee on the VA’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2023. Written and hearing testimony is available here.


April 28, 2022 – Morgan Brown, National Legislative Director, testifies on behalf of the Independent Budget before the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee on the VA’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2023. Written statement is available here. Hearing testimony is available here.


April 27, 2022 – the House Veterans’ Affairs, Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs and Oversight and Investigation Subcommittees hearing on the VA’s accreditation process for individuals who assist veterans and survivors with VA claims, appeals and related matters. Written statement is available here. Hearing testimony is available here.


March 23, 2022 – the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee: Honoring Our Commitment: Improving VA’s Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. Written and hearing testimony is available here.