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The Battle to End the VA Backlog: Update for June 14-20, 2015

06.29.2015

Last Monday the VA reported that the disability compensation claims backlog1 decreased by a little more than 4000 claims the week of June 14 – 20, 2015. A total of nearly 394,000 claims are pending a decision, with about 132,000 backlogged.

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Statement of IAVA before HVAC Subcommittee on DAMA

06.24.2015

On behalf of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and our nearly 400,000 members and supporters, thank you for the opportunity to share our views on these bills today.

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IAVA: NYC Vets Blast Weak Budget Increase

06.23.2015

After months of pressure from IAVA and other veterans groups, Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced a budget deal for Fiscal Year 2016, beginning July 1 including $1.5 million in new staff and resources to ending chronic veteran homelessness, and $335,000 to fund a team of Veterans Service Officers.

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