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Heinrich To Participate In Bipartisan Press Conference With Veterans Service Organizations, Advocates Urging Passage Of Historic Toxic Exposure Legislation

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, June 7, at 7 a.m. MT/ 9 a.m. ET, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees funding for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), will participate in a bipartisan press conference to call for the immediate Senate passage of the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act.

Senator Heinrich and the bipartisan group of senators will be joined by Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs), and veterans advocates Jon Stewart and John Feal.

The Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act is comprehensive legislation to deliver all eras of toxic-exposed veterans their earned health care and benefits under the VA for the first time in the nation’s history. The Senate will take its first procedural vote on the bill Tuesday.

A livestream of the event will be available HERE.

WHAT: Bipartisan Press Conference on Historic Toxic Exposure Legislation

WHEN: Tomorrow, June 7, at 7 a.m. MT/ 9 a.m. ET

WHERE: U.S. Capitol, Senate Swamp, Washington, D.C.