The Senate anticipates to vote in July—and not this week—on a bill expanding benefits for veterans grappling with health issues because of toxic substance exposures, says Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman
- Tester tells reporters that Republicans who opposed the bill last week will likely object to a unanimous consent agreement to get it through the Senate again
- The Senate passed a revised version of the measure (
H.R. 3967) last week 84-14 but the House couldn’t vote on it because of a procedural snag over a line on nontaxable benefits; the Constitution requires all bills with ...