Sen. Mark Warner and Congresswoman Elaine Luria hold roundtable discussion with military families, veterans - Elaine for Congress

Sen. Mark Warner and Congresswoman Elaine Luria hold roundtable discussion with military families, veterans

Sen. Mark Warner and Congresswoman Elaine Luria want to make sure military families are taken care of during the coronavirus pandemic, which is why they hosted a roundtable discussion Wednesday.

Luria kicked things off, highlighting her work to lessen taxes for Gold Star families, increasing compensation rates for veterans, and more.

“We’re working very hard everyday on these issues,” said Luria.

Warner also touched on some of the thing he’s focused on improving, like military housing.

“We still lose about 17 to 18 veterans a day to suicide,” said Warner. “Many of these veterans don’t even have any existing relationship with the VA, so one of the things we are trying to do is say ‘Let’s go ahead and use nonprofits, use other folks in the community’ to collaborate better with the VA.”

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