NVLSP Press Releases
More than 17 months after nonprofit filed a FOIA request on women’s health, the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs has failed to respond
Today, two national veterans and civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), challenging the VA’s complete refusal to turn over information and documents about the inadequate health care services female veterans receive from the VA’s Veterans’ Health Administration. The lawsuit alleges that the VA has violated the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). [more]
Released 1/27/16 | Tags:
National Veterans Legal Services Program Honors Attorney David Addlestone for Pioneering Work
The 2015 Senator Daniel K. Inouye Award was presented to Congressman Jeff Miller by the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP). During the organization’s annual benefit reception. The award recognizes his advocacy and legislative work on behalf of our nation’s veterans and their families. [more]
Released 11/24/15 | Tags: Supporters
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Released 2/1/16 at National Public Radio (All Things Considered) | Tags: Veteran's Benefits
Four U.S. senators are calling on the Army to stop kicking out soldiers who served in Iraq or Afghanistan and have been diagnosed with mental health problems or traumatic brain injuries — effective immediately. [more]
Released 12/30/15 at Wall Street Journal | Tags:
NVLSP, The American Legion, law professors and former VA attorneys filed briefs urging the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims to allow class action lawsuits to be filed at the court. Read the full article at The Wall Street Journal. [more]
Released 12/23/15 at Bisnow | Tags:
Over its 35 years, the National Veterans Legal Services Program has helped veterans obtain $4.5B in benefits. Its benefit reception honored people including NVLSP founder David Addlestone, who's spent his entire career fighting for veterans' rights. [more]
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