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Michael Waltz Brings Out SPB Open Enrollment for Service-Disabled Veterans Act

The bill would “allow for an open re-enrollment for the nearly 1,600 veterans who withdrew from the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) prior to the repeal of the ‘Widow’s Tax’ in the FY2020 NDAA.”
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Charlie Crist: Coast Guard Commandant Should Be Full Member of the Joint Chiefs of...

Crist paired with U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., on a bill to just that this week and offered the rationale behind the proposal.
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Gus Bilirakis Want to Improve Special Need Trusts for Veterans’ Families

Bilirakis showcased his support of U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill’s, D-NJ, “Deborah Nixon Special Needs Trust Inclusion Act" which “would allow veteran participants in the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) to take full advantage of Special Needs Trusts”
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Gus Bilirakis Continues Push to Expand Retirement Benefits for Disabled Veterans

Last week, Bilirakis paired up with U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., to bring back the “Major Richard Star Act”.
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Stephanie Murphy Named Vice Chair of Intelligence and Special Operations Subcommittee

“Created for the first time this Congress, the subcommittee has jurisdiction over military intelligence, special operations forces, counter-terrorism, efforts to stop the production and spread of weapons of mass destruction, and other sensitive military operations,” the congresswoman’s office noted. 

Michael Waltz Announces Armed Services Committee Assignments

Waltz announced he will serve on the U.S. House Strategic Forces and the Intelligence and Special Operations (ISO) Subcommittees.
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Scott Franklin Named to House Oversight and Reform Committee

“The role of the Oversight and Reform Committee provides an important check and balance on the role and power of Washington,” said Franklin. “Serving on this committee will allow me to ensure the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of the federal government. Congressional oversight is an integral part of our Democracy, and I am honored to be part of this process.”
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Scott Franklin Named to House Armed Services Committee

A former Navy pilot who graduated from Annapolis and rose to the rank of commander, Franklin weighed in on his new assignment on Thursday. 
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Stephanie Murphy Brings Out Bill to Ensure QAnon Supporters Don’t Get Federal Security Clearances

The congresswoman, who served at the Pentagon during President George W. Bush’s administration offered some of the details of the “Security Clearance Improvement Act” on Friday.

Stephanie Murphy Will Serve on Armed Services Committee, Stay on Ways and Means

Members of the Ways and Means Committee usually do not serve on other committees but Murphy was granted a waiver by the Democratic caucus. 
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Neal Dunn Backs Two Bills to Help Veterans During Coronavirus Pandemic and With Mental...

Dunn is cosponsoring U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb’s, D-Penn., “Supporting Education Recognition for Veterans during Emergencies (SERVE) Act.”
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After Confrontation With AOC, Ted Yoho Turns Attention Back to Helping Taiwan

Yoho missed a vote on the first federal minibus after his exchange with Ocasio-Cortez but introduced the “Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act,” which his office insisted, “would clarify and strengthen the commitment of the United States to defend Taiwan in the event of an armed attack.” The North Florida congressman leads Republicans on the U.S. House Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee. 
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