Congress

When and how to contact your Congressperson

We the people have a power we often under use and underestimate the power of its use.  That power is the ability to contact the elected members of congress as needed.  This article will help you find out who your congressperson is, when, and how you should contact them. If you are an average citizen, …

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The Fight for the Toxic Exposure Bill

It is estimated that approximately 3.5 Million troops may have encountered some sort of toxic exposure while in service after 9/11. Most of this was due to “burn pits,” a designated area where items meant for disposal were set on fire. The materials generally burned included trash, water bottles, batteries, jet fuel, human waste, and …

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Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Make Huge Gains in Congress

Military veterans showed up in a big way this election day-and not just to vote. View this post on Instagram For those of you who don't know, I've been on a mission for the last six weeks. It was a mission of love, conviction, ideology, but most importantly a mission of friendship. My best friend …

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American Legion Urges Congress To Reschedule Marijuana

The American Legion, one of the biggest and most well-known of all veterans organizations, passed a resolution at its annual convention urging the federal government to stop classifying marijuana as a schedule one drug. The organization also asked the Drug Enforcement Agency to license privately-owned medical marijuana dispensaries so that cannabis can be safely and …

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Rand Paul Wants to Block $1.15B Weapons Sale to Saudi Arabia

The Obama Administration agreed to major sale of weapons, ammunition and equipment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a few days ago.  Now lawmakers are looking to block the move. The sale, which includes up to 153 tanks, would be worth around 1.15 billion dollars.  The timing coincided with the first Saudi airstrikes in three …

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