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 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.
Introduced by Senators Carper (D-DE), Cassidy (R-LA), Lankford (R-OK), and Tester (D-MT) Bill text is available here
Overview of HR 4625, The Protect the GI Bill Act of 2019 A bipartisan bill that passed unanimously out of the full House of Representatives on Nov. 12, 2019, after passing unanimously out of [...]
STATEMENTS ABOUT LEGISLATION
Here are our statements and our allies’ statements on legislation.
On February 12, 2020, Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer held a press conference in support of Senator Durbin's Congressional Review Act Resolution to overturn the 2019 Department of Education [...]
Veterans Education Success Thanks Congress for Passing Important COVID-19 Fix for GI Bill and other VA-Funded Students
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tanya Ang, Vice President, (202) 838-5050 March 19, 2020 Congress Clears Important COVID-19 Fix for GI Bill and other VA-Funded Students WASHINGTON, DC: This morning, Congress cleared an important COVID-19 fix [...]
STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES SUBMITTED TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE COMMITTEES ON VETERANS AFFAIRS SECOND SESSION 116TH CONGRESS March 9, 2020 Chairmen Moran and Takano, Ranking Members Tester and Bilirakis, and Members of [...]
STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING ON PENDING LEGISLATION SUBMITTED TO THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COMMITTEE ON VETERANS AFFAIRS U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 10 2020 Chairman Levin, Ranking Member Bilirakis, and Members of [...]
Our President Carrie Wofford's op-ed with Retired Gen. Wesley K. Clark, the former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, and Aaron Ament, President of Student Defense. By Wesley K. Clark, Carrie Wofford and Aaron Ament For The Baltimore [...]
Our Statement for the Record on Pending Legislation: House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING ON PENDING LEGISLATION SUBMITTED TO THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COMMITTEE ON VETERANS AFFAIRS U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES February 6, 2020 Chairman Levin, Ranking Member Bilirakis, and Members of [...]