Veterans Issues Spotlighted in Congress This Week

Congress’ annual defense policy bill, unveiled Tuesday, calls for a 2.1-percent military pay raise. Photo courtesy STARS AND STRIPES

Congress’ annual defense policy bill, unveiled Tuesday, calls for a 2.1-percent military pay raise.
Photo courtesy STARS AND STRIPES

By NIKKI WENTLING | STARS AND STRIPES

WASHINGTON — Several key veterans issues will be the focus of congressional hearings this week, with lawmakers set to address the firing of bad employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the agency’s 2018 budget and benefits reform...  READ MORE

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