Veteran Unemployment Target of New Bill

A bill aimed “to get more of our veterans back to work” has been identified to reverse veteran unemployment trends. Two proposals to improve veteran...

Dispatch from Washington DC

“I have been following your blog for some time,” said Rory Riley, staff attorney for the Committee. I received a call before Christmas from...

Senator Burr Takes Stand Against United States Marine Corps

Senator Richard Burr's office, in connection with a bipartisan group of Senators and Congressmen, have openly questioned a recent move by the United States Marine...

Santorum Put the Screws to Elderly Veterans

Anyone watching Thursday’s Republican debate in South Carolina could not help be notice the quick “rah rah” from the politicians about veterans. Every candidate...

Congress Looks to Change Disability Compensation System

With some estimates approaching $1 trillion to care for veterans of the current wars, and changes within the labor market, Congress has turned its sights to changing...

Merry Christmas: Veterans Court Nominations Postponed Indefinitely

Tuesday’s Senate hearing for Veterans Court judicial nominees was postponed indefinitely. In a “politics as usual” move, Senate Republican Richard Burr requested that the...

Super Committee Failure Leaves Veterans Cuts on the Table

By now the news of the Congressional Super Committee's failure has probably reached you in some way.  The question remains, "What does this mean...

Don’t Mess with Texas or Our Veterans

In our “Hold Them Accountable” survey, veterans in Texas participated in greater numbers than all of the other states.  Out of sheer curiosity, we decided...

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