Want to really honor Pa. veterans? Pass a red flag law | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 17, 2022

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

BY: - June 16, 2022

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

BY: - June 9, 2022

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

BY: - June 9, 2022

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

BY: - March 10, 2022

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

BY: - November 11, 2021

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

BY: - October 22, 2021

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

BY: - September 14, 2021

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

BY: - June 9, 2021

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

BY: - November 11, 2020

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

BY: - September 17, 2020

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

BY: - August 25, 2020

Republican Sean Parnell, who spoke during the opening night of the Republican National Convention, is challening U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb, D-17th District.