Congresswoman Dina Titus holds round table for veterans
Backlogged veterans benefits and technology upgrades were just some of the concerns expressed Tuesday at a round table with congresswoman Dina Titus.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Backlogged veterans benefits and technology upgrades were just some of the concerns expressed Tuesday at a round table with congresswoman Dina Titus.
Veterans groups joined forces with the Congresswoman on streamlining the needs of our military vets and their families.
They say it was an effective way to get their voices heard. Sylvester Smith expressed concern over delayed medical benefits at the first of what will be many meetings to adequately address issues the VA isn't.
Congresswoman Titus said Nevada's VA office is the fifth-worst in the country in processing claims.
While the Congresswoman said she's committed to ending the benefits backlog with several bills in congress, she doesn't want other concerns to fall through the cracks.
"I think the good thing is that the right hand knows what the left hand is doing," Titus said. "We'll have better coordination between social services and better info to get out to our veterans and we want to be a part of that."
Titus will also seek grant money to start a new online resource site that will bring together agencies and information to help veterans.