Senate passes PACT Act giving help to vets exposed to toxic burn pits USA TODAY

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The bill will fund research and benefits for as many as 3.5 million veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during service.
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The bill, known as the PACT Act, or honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics bill, will fund research and benefits for as many as 3.5 million veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during service.

It was the product of months of bipartisan negotiation and had passed the Senate with overwhelming Republican support in June, but two dozen GOP senators reversed course last week and blocked final passage, drawing rebukes from lawmakers, veterans’ groups and comedian and advocate Jon Stewart.

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Foesse Auau August 3, 2022 - 7:07 AM

Yes! Good guys win a small battle lets not falter get more benifits that was promised.

kris fro August 3, 2022 - 7:11 AM

who are the 11 that voted against it ???

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When they said vets I thought they meant veterinarians

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