Thursday, November 10, 2011

Veterans Compensation COLA Signed!

Senator Patty Murray’s Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2011 [S.894] was signed into law yesterday by President Obama. Veterans receiving Compensation or Pension from the DVA will receive a 3.6% increase starting in January [benefits paid on December 30 for January 2012].

This is in line with the COLA passed earlier for Social Security Retirement and Social Security Disability Insurance.

Many thanks to one of the best friends the American Veteran has in Congress, Senator Patty Murray from Washington State.


”It is a stain on this nation's honor that the Department of Veterans Affairs has become a deadlier and more difficult adversary to the American veteran than any they have ever faced on a battlefield."-- VNVets

"The concept that Agent Orange, and its effects, stopped dead in its tracks at the shoreline is simply too illogical, and too ludicrous to accept. What does that say about the Obama Administration and his Department of Veterans Affairs?"--VNVets

"With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation's wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan--to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations." --President Abraham Lincoln

"It follows then as certain as that night succeeds the day, that without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive, and with it, everything honorable and glorious."--President George Washington

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1 comment:

  1. Anonymous05:52

    as intended, we'll all be dead before any of these bills are enacted.