Cartwright introduces veterans prosthetics legislation

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On September 7, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-pa17) introduced bipartisan legislation that would improve orthotics and prosthetics care for service members and veterans. The wounded warrior workforce enhancement act would support colleges and universities seeking to establish degree programs to train specialists in orthotics and prosthetics.

 · Today, Representatives Chris Pappas (D-NH), Chair of Oversight and Investigations for the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure female veterans have access to prosthetic items that were made for women at VA facilities. Their legislation has already been endorsed by the Disabled American Veterans of America.

Shadow leadershipHoit was one of several women veterans who stood outside the Capitol on Tuesday alongside members of Congress as they introduced. bill also boosts legal support for women veterans and requires the.

Washington, DC – Last week, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced a bipartisan bill to fund and advance orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) research for veterans. The Wounded Warrior Research Enhancement Act (H.R. 4587) would establish the first centralized collection of outcomes-based research on O&P.

 · A new bill introduced in Washington could make it easier for disabled veterans to fly. This week, Indiana Sen. Todd Young introduced the "Veteran Safe Travel Act." The bill.

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Nearly 350,000 individuals have accessed the VA’s GI Bill tool in the past six months, the department said.. there are about 2.2 million female veterans and about half of them have served since 1990. The states with the largest population of female veterans are Texas (191,757. and.. Cartwright introduces veterans prosthetics legislation.

Blue collar federal workers would receive the same pay. prompting Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Penn. to introduce the "Support the Wage Grade Employee Parity Act," to expand the raise to non-salaried.

 · Along with making 100 percent disabled veterans exempt from state and local income taxes when it comes to their military retirement pay, here is a list of other bills that could impact you. Car and truck tax exemption – Allows 100 percent service-connect disabled veterans with a car or truck to be exempt from paying state and local taxes.