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The American Legion Auxiliary supports the legislative priorities adopted by The American Legion. The American Legion’s Legislative Division in Washington, D.C., keeps abreast of current legislation related to veterans’ benefits, national security, and children and youth. Get this from a library! Legislative priorities of the American Legion: hearing before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, Septem [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs.]. The purpose of the Legislative program is to provide information and assistance to American Legion Auxiliary members to advocate for the legislative agenda of The American Legion. The American Legion's Legislative Division in Washington D.C. keeps abreast of current legislation relating to veterans' benefits, national security, and children and. AMERICAN LEGION: The American Legion's top 12 legislative priorities for Congress American Legion issued the following announcement on Feb. 7. The following are the top issues that The American Legion will be fighting for in this session of the th Congress.
THE AMERICAN LEGION’S. LEGISLATIVE AGENDA. The American Legion’s legislative priorities reflect the challenges we face and the confidence we have that they can be met. Employee The American Legion has consistently been concerned about staff shortages of physicians, medical specialists and leadership in the. Witnesses testified on the legislative priorities of veterans' service organizations. Senator Lugar introduced James Koutz, the new national commander of the American Legion, who presented the. In , the American Legion Auxiliary organized "Operation Book Swap" in which hardcover books were handed out to children in exchange for turning in ten comic books. This was largely a response to the publication and publicity of Fredric Wertham's book Seduction of the Innocent. The collected comics were then publicly burned or arters: North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, . JWV’s Legislative Priorities Helping Homeless Veterans. The Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America calls on the U.S. Congress to pass H.R. , the Helping Homeless Veterans Act of It would make permanent several programs that provide transitional housing, employment assistance, and supportive services.
Hundreds of advocates make a difference. Members of The American Legion Family have been a prominent and respected voice in D.C. for decades, with quite a track record of success: It is The American Legion Family that has been the think tank and advocacy force behind every major legislative act improving life for our veterans and military. The American Legion's Washington Conference held annually in our nation's capital gives our organization's leadership a chance to meet with elected officials to discuss legislative initiatives and priorities important to Legion members and their families.5/5(1). make a critical difference on important issues! U.S. Congress - The American Legion Legislative Division is governed by a full commission and promotes the organization’s positions and recommendations to Congress, the White House, departments and agencies. The division coordinates support efforts on Capitol Hill and advises state legislative. Peter Gaytan, executive director of the American Legion, talked about the legion’s “Washington Conference,” concerns over October 3, Veterans' Organizations Legislative Priorities.