September 10, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) issued the following statement after today's joint hearing on the legislative presentation of The American Legion:
"I am encouraged that many of the priorities laid out in National Commander Hill's testimony are ones that Congress is moving forward with, including authorizing advance appropriations for VA. I look forward to working with The American Legion and Commander Hill to improve the lives of veterans and their families in the months ahead."
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