Veterans

As the son of a Vietnam War veteran, Congressman Alex Mooney will always prioritize the health and well-being of our service members, veterans, and their families. Since taking office he has helped the House of Representatives pass more than 26 veterans-related pieces of legislation aimed at improving Veterans Affairs (VA) and other services, increasing economic opportunity, and honoring our veterans.

Congressman Mooney cosponsored H.R. 577, which will assist veterans that live in rural areas. This legislation will allow veterans living more than 40 miles from the nearest VA facility to obtain quality healthcare at local facilities.
Congressman Mooney also cosponsored legislation (H.R. 2114) that would extend coverage and benefits to additional Vietnam veterans who had been exposed to “Agent Orange.”

Congressman Mooney believes in instituting a comprehensive process at the VA for handling complaints by whistleblowers and increasing efficiency. That’s why he supported a bipartisan effort to pass the VA Accountability Act (H.R. 1994).