IAVA testifies on new GI Bill upgrades

On Thursday, IAVALegislative Associate Tim Embree testified in front of the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) Economic Opportunity Subcommittee, asking Congress to approve several key new GI Bill upgrades. He recommend swift passage of legislation that would:

  • Include vocational schools in the Post-9/11 GI Bill (H.R. 3813, Veterans Training Act)
  • Improve GI Bill claims processing at the school level (H.R. 3579, Increasing the School Reporting Fees)
  • Expand new GI Bill to pay for test prep courses (H.R. 3948, Test Prep for Heroes Act)
  • Provide more work study jobs for students veterans (H.R. 3484, Reauthorizing VA work-study program)

Cick here to read Tim's testimony before the subcommittee, or learn more about IAVA's 2010 Legislative Agenda.