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. 

June 23, 2021 - the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee: Pending Legislation. Written testimony available here. Hearing available here.


June 16, 2021 - Roscoe Butler, Associate Legislative Director, on behalf of the Independent Budget testifies before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee: “Review of the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget and 2023 Advance Appropriations Requests for the Department of Veterans Affairs." Hearing and written testimony available here.

June 9, 2021 - Independent Budget testifies before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee: "A System to Better Serve America's Veterans: Investing in VA's Infrastructure." Hearing and written testimony available here.


June 8, 2021 - Roscoe Butler, Associate Legislative Director, on behalf of the Independent Budget testifies before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee: “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2022." Written testimony available here. Hearing available here.



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