Veterans

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These former members of the military never stopped serving their communities.
Influential List
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Veterans from the American Legion march in the 2016 Americas Parade up 5th Avenue in Manhattan.
How well is New York serving those who served in the military?
Policy
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A veteran in a wheelchair during the 2012 Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade.
Process to update status takes 10 to 18 months.
Policy
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Soldier holding a help wanted sign
Funding for veterans services includes career counseling.
Policy
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Judge's gavel
Legislation would allow referral of cases to problem-solving courts across jurisdictions.
Policy
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Veterans from the American Legion march in the 2016 Americas Parade up 5th Avenue in Manhattan.
Lawmakers propose warning period for building violations at veteran facilities.
Policy
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New York Senator William Larkin
The state senator is leaving Albany after seven decades in public service – and confident his seat will stay red.
Personality
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hosts a roundtable with senior military officers.
City programs boost businesses owned by minorities and women – but not veterans.
Policy
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Brooklyn VA employees hold a rally in October, 2017 to demand the Department of Veterans Affairs fills all staffing vacancies.
Donovan introduces legislation amid privatization fears.
Policy
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