U.S. Sens. Tester, Moran reach deal on care for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits

By: - May 19, 2022 4:05 am
Burn pit in Afghanistan

A soldier in the Afghan National Army (ANA) walks past a burn pit at a command outpost recently handed over to the ANA from the United States Army on March 22, 2013 in Kandahar Province, Zhari District, Afghanistan. U.S. Senators announced they'd reached a deal on a bill to ensure that post-9/11 service veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits can receive care through the VA. (Photo by Andrew Burton / Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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