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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Veterans

 

Beatty's Pledge to Veterans

We have an obligation to our country’s servicemembers and veterans.  Our brave men and women in uniform make enormous sacrifices for our country. That is why I remain strongly committed to our current and former members of the Armed Forces.

Read more below, or please contact my office for more information concerning my work and views on Veterans’ Issues.

More on Veterans

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release
Beatty's new bill would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to partner with public and private entities to increase legal services for homeless and at-risk of homelessness veterans.
Sep 21, 2016 News Articles
The Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act introduced by Massachusetts Democrat Jim McGovern would give $5 million in federal grants each year to nonprofit organizations that train service dogs for members of the Armed Forces and disabled veterans. Other Ohioans cosponsoring the bill include Toledo's Rep. Marcy Kaptur and Joyce Beatty of the Columbus area, both Democrats.
Sep 15, 2016 News Articles
Virtually the entire Ohio U.S. House delegation has backed a bill to designate the Veterans Memorial and Museum being constructed in Columbus as the “National Veterans Memorial and Museum.”
Sep 15, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Stivers and Congresswoman Beatty team up to introduce legislation to designate the Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus, Ohio as the "National Veterans Memorial and Museum."
Jun 19, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty issued a statement on the passing of former State Representative and Director of the Ohio Department of Veteran Services Bill Hartnett
May 30, 2016 News Articles
As of April 1, representatives of veterans organizations can order headstones or markers as long as efforts have been made to consult the next of kin. The rule was changed in large part because of a bill introduced in 2013 by Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Upper Arlington. Stivers’ bill — co-sponsored by Reps. Pat Tiberi, R-Genoa Township, and Joyce Beatty, D-Jefferson Township — sought to change the regulation if the VA failed to act.
May 27, 2016 News Articles
The nation will mark its 45th official Memorial Day on Monday; the day was established as a federal holiday in 1971. Members of the U.S. House of Representatives paused to reflect on Memorial Day before heading off for a week-long recess.
Feb 11, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, in celebration of Black History Month, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) introduced a resolution to honor the outstanding contributions of African-American Medal of Honor recipients.
Feb 10, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) issued the following statement on the Obama Administration’s Fiscal Year 2017 (FY2017) Budget Request:
Feb 4, 2016 Announcements
Washington, D.C. – This week, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) testified before the House Committee on the Budget to highlight crucial areas of investment needed in Ohio’s Third Congressional District and the nation.

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