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House Of Reprsentatives Passes Legislation By Ventura County Congresswoman Intended To Help Veterans

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Some federal legislation authored by a Ventura County congresswoman intended to help veterans have been passed by the House of Representatives.

The House passed HR 95, which reimburses local housing agencies which provide services to homeless veterans with children.  HR 3798 would eliminate co-pays for female veterans accessing contraception. 

Democratic Congresswoman Julia Brownley authored the bills, which now go to the Senate for consideration. 

Another package of veterans related legislation co-authored by Brownley also passed the House.   HR 8247 is intended to help address suicide among female veterans.  It also goes to the Senate for consideration.