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White Papers and Fact Sheets

GSW Legislative Issues

Below are links to formalized Fact Sheets and White Papers on GSW current legislative issues:

Government Relations Public

 White Papers and Fact Sheets Date Posted
 GSW DIC Fact Sheet May 2019.doc
 GSW Remarriage Fact Sheet May 2019.docx 5/03/2019
 GSW DIC Fact Sheet April 2019.doc 4/09/2019
 GSW Remarriage Fact Sheet March 2019.docx 3/19/2019
 GSW SBPDIC offset fact sheet March 2019.doc 3/11/2019
 GSW DIC Fact Sheet March 2019 (2).doc 3/11/2019 (one page document)
 SBP DIC Offset Fact Sheet January 2018 1/19/2018
 GSW DIC Fact Sheet December 201712/7/2017
 GSW DIC Fact Sheet March 2017 4/24/2017
 GSW SBPDIC offset fact sheet March 2017 4/24/2017
 GSW ED Fact Sheet March 2017 4/24/2017
 GSW Remarriage Fact Sheet 2017 4/24/2017
 Veterans Affairs Hearing March 9, 2017 3/21/2017
 Urgent Letter  4/4/2016
 JVAC Written Testimony March 3, 2016 3/20/2016
 JVAC Oral Testimony March 3, 2016 3/20/2016
 Dependency and Indemnity Compensation Fact Sheet 12/18/2015
 Repeal the SBP - DIC - 2015 12/18/2015
2015 Testimony SBP and DIC 12/18/2015
TMC/GSW Endorsement HR 32 SBP/DIC Elimination 6/20/2014
TMC/GSW Endorsement HR 4741 DIC 6/20/2014
GSW Endorsement S2450 Fry Expansion 6/19/2014
DIC Fact Sheet Jun 9 2014 6/9/2014
Education Fact Sheet 11/4/2013
SBP/DIC Fact Sheet 11/4/2013
HVAC Testimony April 24, 2007 2/21/2016
SASC Testimony February 1, 2005 2/21/2016
HVAC-SVAC Testimony March 18, 2004 2/21/2016
HVAC-SVAC Testimony March 25, 1998 2/21/2016
SVAC Testimony March 23, 1996 Testimony 2/21/2016

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