Legislative News

Call To Action: Stop Senate NDAA Dual BAH Cuts

In the first session of the 114th Congress, meaning 2015, an idea was introduced to "reform" the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH).  That proposal gave full BAH to one member and forced all others living in the same residence to take a 25% reduction, whether married or...

 

Defend the Post-9/11 GI Bill

Earlier this year the House quietly passed H.R. 3016 which includes a provision cutting 50 percent of the basic allowance for housing (BAH) to dependent children who had the Post-9/11 GI Bill transferred to them.  The money "saved" in these cuts is already being...

 

Preserve Severance Payments

Veterans who have sustained combat-related injuries while serving in the armed forces and are subsequently separated are to receive a tax-exempt, one-time, lump sum severance payment.  However, since 1991 the DoD has withheld taxes from these disability severance...

 

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