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Gerlach Again Calls on VA to Reconsider Location of SE PA Vet Cemetery

Feb 15, 2006  - Congressman Jim Gerlach released the following statement today after learning that the Department of Veterans Affairs’ decision to place the new Southeastern Pennsylvania Veterans Cemetery on the Dollington property in Bucks County was done with no written agreement in place for the immediate acquis... More

House Protects Veterans Health Care Programs

Jul 1, 2005  - Responding to an accounting error at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that would have shortchanged America’s veterans by nearly $1 billion, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a supplemental appropriations bill Thursday that makes up the shortfall. “Faced with the possibility of our ... More

Rep. Gerlach joins in rejecting military draft legislation
Oct 5, 2004  - Rep. Jim Gerlach joined his House colleagues Tuesday in overwhelmingly rejecting H.R. 163, a bill requiring all young persons in the United States perform a period of military service. The bill, introduced by Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) and cosponsored by 14 Democratic House members, was defeated 402... More

Gerlach announces final passage of Veteran's Cemetery legislation
Oct 29, 2003  - Congressman Jim Gerlach (PA-06) today praised the final House passage of H.R. 1516, The National Cemetery Expansion Act of 2003, legislation which mandates a National Veterans Cemetery be located in Southeastern Pennsylvania by 2004. H.R. 1516 passed the House with a bi-partisan vote of 412 - 0 and... More

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