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NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE DIVISION WEEKLY

18 Nov 2022     11 Nov 2022     04 Nov 2022     28 Oct 2022     21 Oct 2022     14 Oct 2022   

 7 Oct 2022     30 Sep 2022

VA Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers begins expanding eligibility to Veterans of earlier eras – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today implementation of a new information technology (IT) system marking the official launch of the first phase of expansion of the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) to caregivers of eligible Veterans of earlier eras.  (10/1/20)

 VA launches White Ribbon VA campaign to promote healthy relationships during Domestic Violence Awareness Month – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today launched White Ribbon VA, a month-long national call to action to prevent and eliminate sexual harassment, sexual assault and domestic violence in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (10/1/20)

 VA awards adaptive sports grants for Veterans – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it will award nearly $15 million to 119 national, regional and community programs, headquartered in 37 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. (9/30/20)

 VA wins presidential award for its in-house innovations improving health care services for Veterans – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it received the highest level of distinction within the Gears of Government President’s Award program for three innovations that have greatly improved services for Veterans at VA hospitals across the country. (9/30/20)https://lcwpost1.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Weekly-Status-Update-09-30-22.pdf