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Subcommittee on Health Hearing -- Gulf War Exposures, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

DATE/TIME/PLACE: July 26, 2007 (Thursday), 10:00 am EDT
Room 334, Cannon House Office Building, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC

What you can do:

Attend, or listen to the hearing live (Listen at: ).

Write/Email to your Congressman or Congresswoman afterwards and tell them what you think.
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Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper, telling other readers what you think.
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With regards to funding for Gulf War health research, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) along with Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) and Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) -- all longtime advocates and allies for Gulf War veterans -- have authored S. Amdt. 2060 to the FY08 Military Construction Appropriations Act , which would provide $30 million in FY08 funding within DOD for Gulf War illnesses health research. Sen. Feingold announced his co-sponsorship in a public hearing in Milwaukee, Wis. on Jul. 9th. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) have both cosponsored the amendment.

What you can do: Contact your Senator *TODAY* and ask them to sign onto the Sanders amendment to the MilCon bill for Gulf War health research. ( Listing at ).
SA 2060 Text:|/bss/d110query.html



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