Veterans benefits

Increased COLA for Veterans Passes

The House on Thursday passed by voice vote an annual measure required to increase cost-of-living adjustments related to veterans’ benefits to parity with the Social Security Administration-approved COLA. The move to the Senate and the President’s signature would normally be mere paperwork, but those could face delays this year as Congress deals with the COVID-19 […]

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Cost of living increase for veterans benefits next year passes House

On Thursday, House lawmakers easily passed legislation ensuring veterans will see an increase in the cost of living next year if Social Security officials approve one for their beneficiaries. Legislation tying the two government benefits is largely routine, but faces additional hurdles this year due to disruptions to congressional operations resulting from the ongoing coronavirus […]

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San Mateo County Veterans Services Office Goes Online for Awareness | Local News

Ed Kiryczun Meeting veterans where they live plays a vital role in outreach at the San Mateo County Veterans Services office, but, with shelter-in-place orders forcing communities indoors, staff have had to move quickly to digital capabilities to prevent military personnel from slipping through the cracks. “The biggest concern is that people are not connected […]

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William & Mary Law School Veterans Benefits Clinic remains flexible to serve clients

Serving Online Customers: The Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic offers William & Mary law students the opportunity to help veterans file disability compensation claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty and staff are operating remotely to assist customers and teach students. Photo by David F. Morrill by […]

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New Veterans Benefits for Nationally Approved and Accredited Healthcare Training Programs at Hudson County Community College

× Hudson County Community College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division offers approved certificate programs available to veterans of the United States Armed Forces through their Veterans Benefits. The 3-5 month programs are designed to help participants launch into new, meaningful and lasting careers within months. The Enhanced Patient Access Representative (PAR) program provides participants […]