His administration wants to waive an anti-corruption law preventing officials who administer the GI Bill from accepting money from for-profit schools.
Vietnam vets and widows are pushing to extend benefits to those stricken with glioblastoma after exposure.
Sponsored by Missouri Sen Claire McCaskill, the bill is aimed at World War II vets who were exposed to the gas in experiments designed to prepare for chemical warfare Claire McCaskill, the bill is aimed at World War II vets who were exposed to mustard gas in experiments designed to prepare for chemical warfare.
Neither the Navy nor the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has a comprehensive list of which ships went where during the Vietnam War. As a result, veterans themselves often have to prove their ships served in areas where Agent Orange was sprayed.
Finally Acknowledging the Obvious, Los Angeles Moves to Declare a State of Emergency on Homelessness
Whether a Truthdig series had anything to do with it or not, the mayor has committed to finding $100 million to get 10,000 people off the streets and into programs to help them.
The task is labor-intensive, beginning with interviewing one person at a time, and it requires perseverance, patience and a willingness to work against all odds. It is made no easier by a callous, Republican-controlled Congress.
Although falling asleep, standing still and sitting down are all necessary for survival, more and more communities are treating these behaviors as crimes when done in public places by people with nowhere else to go.
Who knew comedy had such power to bring about change?