WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka (D-HI) spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the 110th Congress's accomplishments and pending business on veterans' issues. Akaka is the Chairman of the Veterans' Affairs Committee.
Akaka noted various Congressional accomplishments for veterans young and old, including:
Akaka also brought attention to the veterans' bills still pending in the House and Senate, and urged action before this year's adjournment.
An audio clip of Akaka's remarks on the expansion of automatic health care for returning servicemembers is available here.
Chairman Akaka's floor speech is available here.
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