The DAV’s grassroots campaigns educate the American public and our elected and appointed government officials about just how much is at stake for our nation’s disabled veterans and their families.
Federal Legislation & Government Relations
- 2012-MID-WINTER-CONCERNS – Click for PDF
- 2012 MID-WINTER PRESENTATION
- 2012-MID-WINTER-RELEASE – Click for PDF
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- Increase Funding for the VA Health Care System
- Veterans Sexual Assault Prevention and Health Care Enhancement Act
- 2012 June Legislative Bulletin
- Supreme Court Decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PDF)
- Legislative Process & You
- Independent Budget (FY2013)
- DAV National Resolutions
- DAV Congressional Testimony
- Federal Correspondence
Latest Wisconsin Legislative & Government Relations Updates:
State of Wisconsin:
- State of Wisconsin Council on Veterans
The State of Wisconsin Council on Veterans Programs (COVP) is a statutorily-created body of more than two dozen veterans service organizations, including the DAV. The COVP advises the Board of Veterans Affairs and the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs on solutions and policy alternatives relating to the problems of veterans. DAV’s representative is appointed annually by the state commander to represent DAV and its official positions.
- COVP Resolution – Veterans Courts (DAV-Wis., June 2010)
- Increasing Employment & Hiring of Veterans & Disabled Veterans at WDVA: Study, Report & Recommendations (DAV-Wis., June 2010)
- COVP Resolution/Executive Summary – Employment of Veterans & Disabled Veterans (DAV-Wis., June 2010; December 2010)
MORE INFORMATION: www.Wis.Vets.com/Council
State of Wisconsin Budget for veterans programs and services (2011-13)
The biennial budget (every two years) for the State of Wisconsin provides continued authorization and funding for Wisconsin’s veterans’ programs and services.
The many state programs and services for veterans, which supplement and complement those provided by the federal government, are administered by many agencies across State government. Some of the major agencies involved include the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), Department of Workforce Development (DWD), Department of Military Affairs (DMA), Department of Revenue (DOR), University of Wisconsin System (UWS), Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS), Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Department of Transportation (WISDOT), Department of Commerce, and more.
More information about the 2011-13 Wisconsin State budget bill and its effect on State veterans’ programs and services: