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Category: Veterans’ Services

MASSACHUSETTS LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL SUPPORTING VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES

The following was retrieved from https://senatorjohnvelis.com/massachusetts-legislature-passes-bill-supporting-veterans-and-military-families/   (BOSTON–07/29/2022) The Massachusetts Legislature today passed comprehensive legislation, An Act relative to military spouse-licensure portability, education and enrollment of dependents, addressing the Commonwealth’s most immediate needs in the veteran community and making necessary updates to service member quality-of-life issues and acknowledgements of our military branches and individual service, including supporting … Continued

PACT Act and your VA Benefits

The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances. This law helps us provide generations of Veterans—and their survivors—with the care and benefits they’ve earned and deserve. This page will help answer your questions about what the PACT Act means … Continued

Flag Status

Flag status and half-staff notifications for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts   https://www.mass.gov/service-details/flag-status

VA Assistance to Help Avoid Eviction

On July 31, 2021, the extension of the national eviction moratorium — temporary ban on evictions implemented during the coronavirus pandemic by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — will end. This change will impact Americans, including Veterans, across the country who live in communities without local eviction moratoriums in place. VA is ready to assist Veterans … Continued

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