In Case You Missed It: Buyer Bill Seeks to Boost Surviving Spouses' VA Benefits


Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Washington, D.C. – Earlier this month, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs Steve Buyer and Congressman Tim Walz introduced H.R. 2243, the Surviving Spouses’ Benefit Improvement Act of 2009, which would increase Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) by twelve percent and eliminate the offset between DIC and the Survivor Benefit Plan. 

H.R. 2243 was highlighted in today’s Washington Post 



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