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Congresswoman Monica De La Cruz’s Disabled Veterans Housing Support Act Passes Out of Committee

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Congresswoman Monica De La Cruz (TX-15) is proud to announce that the Disabled Veterans Housing Support Act passed the House Financial Services Committee.  This bipartisan legislation aims to address the inconsistent treatment of disabled veterans seeking housing assistance, ensuring they receive the vital support they qualify for without bureaucratic headaches and red tape. The…

Congresswoman Monica De La Cruz Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Support Disabled Veterans Housing Needs

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Congresswoman Monica De La Cruz (TX-15) introduced the Disabled Veterans Housing Support Act, a crucial piece of bipartisan legislation aimed at rectifying the inconsistent treatment of disabled veterans seeking housing assistance, which leaves some disabled veterans without access to vital support they may otherwise qualify for. This bill addresses a pressing concern that has been…

Congresswoman Monica De La Cruz (TX-15) Introduces Bipartisan VA Home Loan Awareness Act of 2023

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In a joint effort to support our nation's veterans and their families, Rep. Monica De La Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Al Green (D-TX) have introduced the H.R. 5979, the VA Home Loan Awareness Act of 2023. This groundbreaking bipartisan legislation is designed to increase awareness of the VA Home Loan Program among veterans and surviving spouses, helping them access mortgage benefits that are…

Congresswoman De La Cruz Votes in Favor of Bill to Fund Veterans' Healthcare

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Congresswoman Monica De La Cruz (TX-15) voted Thursday for H.R. 4366, the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which provides essential funding for our military and veterans. "I was proud to vote in favor of this bill, which is a crucial step towards providing comprehensive and compassionate healthcare to those who selflessly served our…

Canine Reporting Act Introduced by Rep. Monica De La Cruz, Would Require Reporting for Placement of Service Dogs with Disabled Vets

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The Canine Reporting Act was introduced by Congresswoman Monica De La Cruz (TX-15) on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.   The legislation mandates reporting by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Congress on the average time it took for a veteran to be paired with a service dog in the previous year. The bill also requires the VA secretary submit legislative recommendations to Congress to…

Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Veterans Legislation Co-Sponsored by Rep. Monica De La Cruz (TX-15)

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Legislation mandating a cost-of-living adjustment for disabled veterans and certain dependents was recently co-sponsored by Rep. Monica De La Cruz (TX-15).  The bill, H.R. 1529, requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase the amounts payable for wartime disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled…