Veterans Education Success works with Congress to ensure GI Bill students’ voices are heard and that higher education meets their needs.

Congressman Mark Takano, now Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, meets with VES and Student Veterans from Community Colleges Nationwide, June 2016

Congressman Mark Takano, now Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, meets with Veterans Education Success and student veterans from community colleges nationwide, June 2016

LEGISLATION WE ARE TRACKING

These are some of the bills in Congress we are tracking.

HR 4613: VA Reporting Transparency Act

This bill requires VA to post on the VA website all reports to Congress, so that the public may see them. Read the full bill at: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/4613/text

HR 4625: Protect the GI Bill Act

We are grateful to the bipartisan leadership of House Veterans Affairs Committee for this joint bill that would: Require risk-based oversight (and allow for disapprovals if needed) of schools under the Education Department's "Heightened Cash [...]

HR 4162: GI Bill Planning Act of 2019

This bill: extends in-state tuition at public universities and colleges for all veterans, eliminating the provision that had required veterans to enroll "within 3 years" of leaving military service; gives servicemembers more time (6 months) [...]

STATEMENTS ABOUT LEGISLATION

Here are our statements and our allies’ statements on legislation.

Our Legislative Successes

MORE OF OUR WORK WITH CONGRESS

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