Skip to comments.Spending deal leaves 90 percent of veteran pension cuts in place
Posted on 01/14/2014 12:57:55 PM PST by blueyon
Advocates for military retirees have been pressuring lawmakers to stop the planned cuts to veterans pensions from going into effect this year.
But a new spending deal announced in Congress this week would leave 90 percent of those cuts in place, according to one Republican lawmaker.
I was pleased that the House-Senate package includes a provision restoring the pensions for disabled veterans, after we called attention the fact that wounded warriors would be impacted by the budget deal, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee said Tuesday.
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but hey $60M to promote breast feeding
They p!$$ away more than that on obamaphones.
King Barack I.
But welfare, food stamp, and enemployment benefits go on unabted.
Oops. I posted that to the wrong thread!
They should all be impeached.
D.C. to vets: So what have you done for us lately?
And yes, drop dead!
Hats off to RINP Paul Ryan. Good luck on your presidential campaign you incompetent moron.
I think most retired military know what kind of trouble we are in, but why is it they are the only ones that are taking the hit in this round. There is so much waste, like the $2.2 billion a year phone program, that should be cut as well.
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