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#Veteran Events & Announcements 2/23 to 3/14

Listed below are the events I have for the next 30 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there are 12 new items. You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events at  http://www.legionpost328.org/events.html
If your group has an event benefiting veterans, or you hear of an event, please share with me so I can share with the veteran community.  I would rather get an event 3 times than not at all!  Please make sure any flyer lists address of event and a contact person!

You can also find many other veteran events & information for Veterans on the State of MI Veterans website, Detroit Public Televisions' Veterans website, and a few others:
http://www.michiganveterans.com/home/Calendar.aspx
http://www.veterans.dptv.org/all-events
http://www.hostmtb.org/RADs_and_Other_Retiree-Veterans_Events.html#MI
https://sites.google.com/site/miveteranevents/home/military
ANNOUNCEMENTS! …

The American Legion congratulates new VA Secretary, Urges Shulkin to 'keep your promises'

For Immediate Release The American Legion congratulates new VA Secretary, Urges Shulkin to 'keep your promises' WASHINGTON (February 13, 2017) – The leader of the nation's largest veterans organization congratulated VA Secretary David Shulkin for his confirmation earlier this evening by the U.S. Senate and made clear that The American Legion is counting on him to deliver on promises he made during his testimony. "As a highly experienced physician, The America Legion has confidence that Dr. Shulkin possesses the skill set, compassion and commitment to restore the trust that veterans need to have in the department that was created to serve their needs," National Commander Charles E. Schmidt said. "During his confirmation hearing, Dr. Shulkin promised greater accountability, improved access, responsiveness and expanded access within his department. He also said that VA will not be privatized. Secretary Shulkin will find that if he delivers on these promises, he …

Legislation Track as of 2-10-2017 for The American Legion Department of Michigan

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Below you will find a list of bills referring to veterans, military, or of general interest to the members of The American Legion in Michigan as of today February 10, 2017
To read the bills go to: http://www.legislature.mi.gov

If you have any questions or comments about any of them please email me: info@michiganlegion.org
All bills and resolutions in your current tracking list:
(Bills and resolutions with recent movement will be highlighted in blue.) Budgets SB 0146 - APPROPRIATIONS, Military Affairs and Veterans Affairs, Provide for appropriations for the department of military and veterans affairs for the fiscal year 2017- 2018. (Nofs, Mike (R), 02/09/17)
(Status: 02/09/2017 - INTRODUCED BY SENATOR MICHAEL NOFS) General HB 4081 - GAMING, Bingo and Charitable Gaming, Provide for millionaire parties general amendments. (Barrett, Tom (R), 01/24/17)
(Status: 01/25/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 01/24/2017)
MCL Tracking: 432 - Gaming
Position: Support

 HB 4094 - CONSUMER CREDIT, Credit Re…

#Veteran Events & Announcements 2/9 to 3/3

Listed below are the events I have for the next 30 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there are 9 new items. You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events at  http://www.legionpost328.org/events.htmlIf your group has an event benefiting veterans, or you hear of an event, please share with me so I can share with the veteran community.  I would rather get an event 3 times than not at all!  Please make sure any flyer lists address of event and a contact person!

You can also find many other veteran events & information for Veterans on the State of MI Veterans website, Detroit Public Televisions' Veterans website, and a few others:
http://www.michiganveterans.com/home/Calendar.aspx
http://www.veterans.dptv.org/all-events
http://www.hostmtb.org/RADs_and_Other_Retiree-Veterans_Events.html#MI
https://sites.google.com/site/miveteranevents/home/militaryANNOUNCEMENTS!&…