Keeping Faith with Veterans

Joined by Vermont veterans' advocates, Senator Bernie Sanders announced at a press conference in his Burlington Senate office the introduction of the Comprehensive Veterans Benefits Improvement Act. The legislation, crafted with input from veterans' service organizations, would improve health care, insurance, housing, pensions and other benefits. The speakers included Ed Laviletta, VFW national legislative officer for Vermont; Winston Dowland, Vermont Disabled American Veterans legislative chairman and past department commander; and Marvin Minkler, a members of Sanders' Veterans Advisory Council. Click here for the full press release.