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Schrader, Shea-Porter Legislation to Help Veterans Included in Defense Authorization Package

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter’s (NH-01) legislation to protect recalled veterans was selected for inclusion in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), th...

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Budget, Deficit Reduction & Fiscal Reform, Veterans
Rep. Schrader Submits Amendments to NDAA to Protect Oregon Veterans, Eliminate Waste

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) submitted four amendments for consideration to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to protect our veterans, increase transparency, and eliminate government ...

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H.R.5038
National Security & International Relations, Veterans
Reserve Component Benefits Parity Act of 2018

The Reserve Component Benefits Parity Act of 2018 would entitle and equalize all Active, Reserve, and National Guard service member to receive the same benefits while acting under 12304b orders.

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Veterans
Schrader Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Extend Veterans Educational Waivers After Natural Disaster

Today, Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR), along with Congressmen Ted Poe (R-TX) ), Al Green (D-TX), and Kevin Brady (R-TX), filed H.R. 3940, the bipartisan Veterans Education Disaster Act, which would ...

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Veterans
Schrader Introduces Legislation to Protect Service Members’ Retirement Pay

Congressman Schrader (OR-5) continued to fight to protect Oregon veterans by introducing the Recalled Veterans Protection Act (RVPA) today. The RVPA creates protections for service members who have be...

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H.R.3510
Veterans
Recalled Veterans Protection Act of 2017

The Recalled Veterans Protection Act (RVPA) creates protections for service members who have been injured after being involuntarily called back to service to ensure they are able to receive their due ...

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Veterans
Schrader Continues to Fight for Veterans, Introduces Bill to Protect Servicemembers from Home Foreclosure

Today, Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) introduced the bipartisan Halting of Mortgage Exploitation of Servicemembers (HOMES) Act of 2017 to provide greater clarity a...

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The Oregonian
Veterans
Schrader proposes new financial protection for soldiers, dares banks to object

Motivated by the story of Jacob McGreevey, the longtime Marine who lost his Vancouver home to foreclosure, Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Oregon, has introduced a bill strengthening active-duty soldiers' prote...

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Veterans
Schrader Applauds VA Decision to Stop Removing Veterans from Caregiver Program Nationwide

Yesterday, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it will temporarily stop removing veterans from the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC). This comes roughly o...

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