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By: - July 28, 2022 5:49 pm

Rosie Torres, co-founder of Burn Pits 360 and longtime advocate for veterans issues, speaks during a press conference on the PACT Act, which would provide veterans exposed to burn pits with healthcare and benefits, on July 28, 2022 outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (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.