Bill continues funding Shea-Porter secured for the PFAS exposure health assessment; Legislation continues tradition of annual pay raise for troops; Bill blocks a new round of Base Alignment and Closure (BRAC); Legislation supports critical medical research programs, including $364 million for cancer research and $125 million for PTSD research
Omnibus package of legislation to address opioid crisis heads to Senate
At hearing on Military Health System reform and opioid prescription management, Shea-Porter shared the story of Daniel Keegan, a former constituent who passed away while waiting to access VA health care because he did not receive support from DoD when separating from the military
WASHINGTON, DC— Yesterday afternoon, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel held a hearing on Military Health System reform efforts and opioid prescription management. Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) shared the story of former constituent Daniel Keegan, who died waiting for VA care after separating from DoD.