Bipartisan U.S. Senate bill aiding veterans exposed to burn pits edges toward passage

Legislation to add health care, benefits for vets after 9/11 lead by Montana’s Jon Tester and Kansas’ Jerry Moran

By: - June 8, 2022 4:13 pm
Montana Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester

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