- Policy Platforms
The Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies offer many programs and services for veterans who struggle with complex challenges after their service, including higher unemployment rates, homelessness, food insecurity, physical and psychological wounds, and bureaucratic barriers. This resolution highlights Western Governors’ policy related to veterans’ issues and strategies for improving federal programs. Their recommendations address collaboration between federal and state governments, capacity and staffing needs, claims processes, and access to and awareness of critical services. Read, download the resolution.