Lawmakers Reach Agreement to Help Veterans Exposed to Burning Pits | app

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators announced on Wednesday that they had reached agreement on legislation to strengthen health services and disability benefits for veterans exposed to toxic burns in Iraq and in Afghanistan.

The agreement paves the way for the passage of a bill that has become the top priority for veterans groups seeking to help the growing number of people with illnesses they believe are linked to toxic exposure. .

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