Press conference to be held today to announce the repeal of the SBP-DIC Offset. Thank you so much to Donna Eldridge and the GRC Committee, Lars Anderson, and all of you that have written so many letters and made so many visits in support of this important legislation. You have all worked so hard to correct this injustice - so proud of everyone!
Smith, Yarmuth and Veterans’ Advocates to Hold Press Conference on the FY20 NDAA and the “Widow’s Tax”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) will host a press conference with Representative John Yarmuth, veterans’ advocates, and surviving spouses to discuss the repeal of the “widow’s tax” in the final conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020.
Note: This event will be restricted to Hill-credentialed media only.
Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.)
Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY)
Donna L. Eldridge, Chair, Government Relations Committee, Gold Star Wives
Lt Gen Dana Atkins, USAF (Ret), President/CEO, MOAA
Ashish Vazirani, Executive Director and CEO, NMFA
Candace Wheeler, Director, Policy, TAPS
Kyle Kalman, Associate Director, VFW National Legislative Service
Mrs. Edith Smith, Surviving Spouse
Other surviving spouses, TBA
Press conference to discuss the FY20 NDAA and the repeal of the “widow’s tax.”
TODAY, December 10, 2019
Rayburn House Office Building Room 2212