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Senate GOP Puts Up Roadblocks to Bipartisan House Bill for Veterans’ Burn Pit Care

1 month 2 weeks ago
The Senate could start work this week on a bipartisan bill to make it much easier for veterans to get health care and benefits if they get sick from exposure to massive, open-air incineration pits in war zones. The legislation has gained minimal support among Senate Republicans, who say they are concerned about the cost and the ability of Veterans Affairs to handle such a large new mission.
Michael McAuliff
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