MegaVote: ME 1st, 9/18/2017

September 18, 2017In this MegaVote for Maine’s 1st Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes Senate: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization Senate: Patenaude Nomination – Confirmation Senate: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization House: Criminal Gang Members House: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Upcoming Congressional Bills Continue reading MegaVote: ME 1st, 9/18/2017

Colleagues and Fellow Veterans, As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today. Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information. The national unemployment rate for August 2017 increased slightly from 4.3% to 4.4% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for August 2017 increased from 3.5% to 3.7%. Thanks to all of you who are working directly or indirectly, to ensure our Veterans have meaningful employment. BLS_Employment_Data_August_-_2017.pdf V/R Curtis L. Coy Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity Veterans Benefits Administration U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Washington, DC 20420 VA Core Values: Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect, Excellence (“I CARE”) Please Remember: If you would like to review prior messages sent through this listserv, click http://benefits.va.gov/vow/economic_opportunity.asp If you would like to research, find, access, and, in time, manage your VA benefits and personal information please visit and/or register at https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits-portal/ebenefits.portal.

  VET NET NEWS Resource Events & Networking Calendar (Sep-Nov 2017) Big E Vets Free Day Sept 15 Greetings Team Boston and Beyond: Attached is a calendar and information update for Veteran/Military member and family services and activities throughout eastern Continue reading Colleagues and Fellow Veterans, As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today. Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information. The national unemployment rate for August 2017 increased slightly from 4.3% to 4.4% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for August 2017 increased from 3.5% to 3.7%. Thanks to all of you who are working directly or indirectly, to ensure our Veterans have meaningful employment. BLS_Employment_Data_August_-_2017.pdf V/R Curtis L. Coy Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity Veterans Benefits Administration U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Washington, DC 20420 VA Core Values: Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect, Excellence (“I CARE”) Please Remember: If you would like to review prior messages sent through this listserv, click http://benefits.va.gov/vow/economic_opportunity.asp If you would like to research, find, access, and, in time, manage your VA benefits and personal information please visit and/or register at https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits-portal/ebenefits.portal.

VA APPEALS REFORM NOW LAW: VFW proud of united Congress and White House

VA APPEALS REFORM NOW LAW VFW proud of united Congress and White House WASHINGTON (Aug. 23, 2017) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is saluting President Trump for signing into law today the VFW-supported Veterans Appeals Continue reading VA APPEALS REFORM NOW LAW: VFW proud of united Congress and White House

Interim Veterans Transportation Needs Report: July 17, 2017

Recent Congressional Votes Senate: Rao Nomination – Confirmation Senate: Hagerty Nomination – Confirmation House: California Drought Prevention House: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization Upcoming Congressional Bills Senate: Nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be Deputy Secretary of Defense House: Delay EPA Air Continue reading Interim Veterans Transportation Needs Report: July 17, 2017

Maine Today Media Op-Ed Correction: Rep. Poliquin Has Refused Special Congressional Health Care and Thrift Saving Retirement Benefits

Rep. Poliquin reiterates he does not accept special health or retirement benefits other Members of Congress take, works in his office every week without falsely-alleged burden to taxpayer WASHINGTON –Today, the Portland Press Herald published an article written by Cynthia Dill that Continue reading Maine Today Media Op-Ed Correction: Rep. Poliquin Has Refused Special Congressional Health Care and Thrift Saving Retirement Benefits

MegaVote for Maine’s 1st Congressional District:December 13, 2016

December 13, 2016In this MegaVote for Maine’s 1st Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes Senate: Medical Research and Associated Activities Senate: Fiscal 2017 Defense Authorization Conference Report Senate: Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Senate: Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Continue reading MegaVote for Maine’s 1st Congressional District:December 13, 2016