Veterans toxic exposure bill coming to the Senate floor
Last updated 5/27/2022 at 11:49am
A compromise, bipartisan bill decades in the making set to help veterans exposed to toxic substances while in service finally looks to be headed to the floor of the Senate.
Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Jerry Moran, R-Kan., the chair and ranking member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committe, respectively, held a press conference Thursday to talk about the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act of 2022.
“This bill will address decades of inaction (and allow) the U.S. government to do the right thing by delivering toxic-expose...