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Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on a possible freeze in benefits due to government shutdown, Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS News)

Conn. VA Operating Fully; VA Secretary Warns Of Possible Compensation Freeze Due To Shutdown

Disability checks continue to be processed but Conn. VA Commissioner Linda Schwartz said if the government shutdown continues into next month, the checks could be stalled.

10/09/2013

Sen. Richard Blumenthal official portrait (credit: blumenthal.senate.gov)

Blumenthal: ‘We Owe It To Our Veterans’ To Repeal Time Limit On G.I. Bill

The Conn. senator is pushing for congressional support to eliminate the time barrier.

05/28/2013