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Governor Pat McCrory announced today the Walmart Foundation has donated $1 million to a public-private partnership designed to help newly separated veterans transition into civilian life in North Carolina. The Pew Research Center reports that during the past 10 years, 44 percent of veterans have...
Yesterday, the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee held a legislative meeting to consider several bills introduced to help improve our bureaucratically flawed VA system
U.S. Sens. Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH), members of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, today introduced the Wounded Warrior Employment Improvement Act of 2015 to help veterans with service-connect disabilities find and retain employment.
Under Tillis' amendment, the C-130Hs cannot be removed from Fort Bragg unless the following leadership approvals indicate our national security and readiness of the global response unit will not be jeopardized.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) spoke at a Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on the impact of exposure to toxic chemicals on veterans.
Governor Pat McCrory announced the leaders of two newly created departments at a ceremony at the State Capitol in Raleigh.
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments to the Governor's Working Group on Veterans, Service Members and their Families.
Governor Pat McCrory signed two bills into law today to support veterans and military families through in-state tuition at University of North Carolina (UNC) system universities and North Carolina Community Colleges and by improving job opportunities for veterans by extending the time period...
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed a lower court decision that had allowed the American Civil Liberties Union to censor North Carolina's "Choose Life" message, which the state legislature voted to make available on a specialty license plate.
Governor McCrory signed House Bill 595 into law today. The law provides a pathway for qualified active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and recently separated veterans to transition into civilian law enforcement positions by accrediting their military police experience and training toward...
Governor Pat McCrory will be appearing on CBS News Sunday Morning on May 24, 2015 to discuss North Carolina's Veterans Treatment Courts.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today the release of a new NC4VETS printed resource guide and new updated website that focuses on federal VA benefits as well as opportunities for employment, education, health care, housing and personal services for North Carolina veterans.
Governor Pat McCrory is welcoming back veterans with a new joint initiative between the administration's Division of Veterans Affairs and Duke University. The two-year partnership will focus on increasing mental health services for veterans, military families, and transitioning personnel within...
North Carolina has the third highest active duty military presence in the country. 35% of North Carolina's population is military, veteran, spouse, parent or dependent...
The Left has had a field day blaming a whole lot of terrible things on the fact that Confederate flag imagery even exists.
For the last 90 years, North Carolina has been providing support and assistance to veterans and their families. In response to World War I, the General Assembly established the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs (NCDVA) as part of the Commission of Labor in 1925. After the Second...
ObamaCare is crippling the economy and killing what has been the greatest health care system in the world. And the drivebys and the politicians are focused on the Confederate flag.
Governor Pat McCrory continues his aggressive push to make North Carolina a permanent home and destination for more of America's veterans.
Yesterday, Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) announced the House Committee chairmanships and assignments for Representative Michael Speciale (R- Beaufort, Craven, Pamlico).
A new report released by the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs (NCDVA) shows that reforms completed within the first two years of the McCrory Administration have increased the number of completed veterans benefit claims in 2014 by 113 percent over the previous year, providing services to a
Today, Senator Tillis (R-NC) visited the Durham and Salisbury Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMC) to meet with facility leaders and staff and receive updates on wait times and delivery of health care for veterans at the facilities.
Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) called on Veterans Administration (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald to come to Capitol Hill and explain how the VA will address the excessive wait times at VA clinics in Eastern North Carolina that were reported last week by the Associated Press (AP).
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) today announced he is an original co-sponsor of the Prioritizing Veterans' Access to Mental Health Care Act. The bill was introduced by Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Tillis joins Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and John Cornyn (R-TX) as original co-sponsors.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) met with Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robert McDonald, where they discussed working together to create a long-term strategic vision for the VA and help shepherd legislation that will make it easier to reform the VA.
U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) introduced legislation to ensure that veterans, students serving in the armed forces, and their qualifying dependents, can take full advantage of the federal education benefits they have earned for themselves and their families.
Today, the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing regarding the persistent homeless veterans population that continues to plague 40,000-45,000 of the men and women who served our nation in honor.
On Monday, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted for H.R. 2499, the Veterans Entrepreneurship Act of 2015, which waves guarantee fees for loans given to veterans by the Small Business Administration (SBA)
On Tuesday, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted for H.R. 91, the Veterans ID Card Act, which passed the House 411-0 and now awaits President Obama's signature.
Fulfilling the core government function of providing for the safety and security of our citizens, and supporting those who defend our freedom.
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