Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Support Veterans and Their Families
Washington, February 26, 2020
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) applauded House passage of five bills to support veterans and their families across the country. The legislation passed includes grants for organizations that provide legal services to veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, increased transparency at the Veterans Affairs department, financial protections for military spouses, and more.
“Our veterans and their families served our country, and it is our job to serve them. The five bills passed by the House make important reforms to the way we support our veterans community,” said Congresswoman Fletcher. “I am glad to see the House keeping its promise to care for veterans and their families as they return to civilian life.”
A list and description of bills passed by the House can be found below:
To support veterans in Texas’ Seventh Congressional District and across the country, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher has voted in favor of H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act and H.R. 1200, the Veteran Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act, which became law last year. She also supported the passage of H.R. 840, the Veterans Access to Child Care Act; H.R. 2109, the Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment (BRAVE) Act; and H.R. 95, the Homeless Veterans Families Act.