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President Trump conference call, VA MISSION Act top questions answered, Borne The Battle 150, and other top VA Stories - June 21, 2019

"This Week at VA" is a digital newsletter with top news and stories from across the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page . TOP PHOTO: A VA Vet Center rededication ceremony was held to honor the memory of former North Ogden mayor and Utah National Guardsman, Maj. Brent Taylor. The center, which offers a wide range of community-based social and psychological services to Veterans and their families in northern Utah, will now be known as the "Major Brent Taylor Vet Center Outstation." Jennie Taylor (pictured above) addressed the gathering of Veterans and local residents with a moving speech that highlighted her husband's legacy of love and service.  Photo by Tyler Moore READ MORE TOP STORIES VA recently implemented changes to community care under the  VA MISSION Act . The changes included expanded eligibility for communi

Take a look at what's going on in the Community Action network this month!

      MCAP Newsletter  June/July 2019 Join us on social media! Click below to like, follow, and share.         DUE TODAY! Action needed  to oppose the proposed changes to the Official Poverty Measure On May 7th, the Trump Administration released a Request for Comment on its proposed changes to the current method used to make annual adjustments to the Official Poverty Measure (OPM). The proposed changes would result in an inaccurate measure of the poverty rate and significantly reduce the number of individuals and families eligible for the type of critical programs and services provided by Community Action Agencies. The National CAP has provided some templates for comments and talking points for CAAs to use to provide feedback. CAP is asking CAAs to take action in one or all of the following ways:  Review materials, such as the ta