U.S. Senate passes landmark legislation to aid veterans exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange

By: - June 17, 2022 6:57 am

Outside the U.S. Capitol on March 29, 2022 in Washington, D.C., Brielle Robinson, daughter of the late Army Sgt. First Class Heath Robinson, joins veterans advocacy groups, activists, politicians and fellow victims' families during a news conference about military burn pits legislation named for her father. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)


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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.