U.S. Senate passes landmark legislation to aid veterans exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange

Bill was a key focus of Montana’s Jon Tester, Kansas’ Jerry Moran

By: - June 16, 2022 12:23 pm

Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester, chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee, speaks at a press conference on legislation to provide health care for veterans exposed to burn pits on June 7, 2022 (Photo by Jennifer Shutt of States Newsroom).

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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