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Veterans Groups Pleased with President’s Budget But Note Deficiencies

Groups Urge $68 Billion for Veterans Health Care and Benefits in 2013 Independent Budget Report

WASHINGTON, DC—Four of the nation’s leading veterans service organizations are urging the Administration and Congress to invest $68 billion to sufficiently meet veterans health-care and benefits needs. As stated in President Obama’s budget proposal released yesterday, the Administration has proposed $64 billion in discretionary spending for the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2013. The budget proposal now goes to Congress for consideration. Continue reading “Veterans Groups Pleased with President’s Budget But Note Deficiencies”