VA reports major uptick in veterans’ care after passage of toxic exposure law

By: - November 6, 2023 5:37 pm

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA – NOVEMBER 11: U.S. Military Veterans listen as Vice President Kamala Harris gives remarks at a National Veterans Day Observance ceremony in the amphitheater of the Arlington National Ceremony on November 11, 2022 in Arlington, Virginia. In her remarks Harris noted that this is the first Veteran’s day since U.S. President Joe Biden passed the PACT act, which expanded health care for service members who were exposed to burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan or other chemical irritants used in previous conflicts. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.