Want to really honor Pa. veterans? Pass a red flag law | Friday Morning Coffee
About 17 veterans die by suicide every day, mainly by firearms. The laws save lives and preserve due process.
U.S. Senate passes landmark legislation to aid veterans exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., voted against the bill, saying it '[substituted] Congress’ political judgment in place of available evidence.'Je
Bipartisan U.S. Senate bill aiding veterans exposed to burn pits edges toward passage
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., voted against letting the bill clear a key, procedural hurdle.
Pa. House bill hikes cost of birth, death certificates to fight veteran suicides | Thursday Coffee
The cost of the vital documents would rise by $2 under a plan circulated by a Lehigh Valley lawmaker.
Pa. awards $800K in grant money to help veterans find jobs | Thursday Morning Coffee
The Keystone State has the the fourth-largest veteran population in the nation, officials said.
On being a veteran in 2021, and how we can help the veterans of tomorrow | Charles D. Allen
The Defense Department must keep the faith with military members and their families by preparing for their inevitable return to society.
Can magic mushrooms help fight mental illness? A bipartisan group of Pa. lawmakers think so
And it has the backing of a New York attorney, veterans, and a growing body of research.
The crisis of veterans’ suicides: How one Pa. county is responding | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Calls to a crisis hotline spiked during the last two weeks of August, underlining the need for additional support for veterans and service members.
House advances bills to help military families; stimulus funding for state veterans programs pending
The proposals are sponsored by members of the chamber’s Republican majority and Democratic minority.
Veterans Day 2020: What it’s like to be an American veteran today | Charles D. Allen
The Pentagon must keep the faith with veterans and their families. The specter of unemployment, homelessness, and suicide should not be the legacy of military service.
We’re Pa. veterans: U.S. Rep. Scott Perry puts loyalty to Trump ahead of service members, vets
Perry has made clear that when faced with the choice between duty and political self-interest, he will pick himself every time.
W.Pa. GOP congressional hopeful: Vets’ organizations create ‘unhealthy entitlement’ mindset
Republican Sean Parnell, who spoke during the opening night of the Republican National Convention, is challening U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb, D-17th District.