FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Adam Webb (Tillis)
Liam McCaffery (Blumenthal)
Abbey Schieffer (Cramer)
Caty Payette (Heinrich)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced the Service Dogs Assisting Veterans (SAVES) Act, bipartisan legislation that would establish a program to award grants to nonprofit organizations to assist them in carrying out programs to provide service dogs to eligible veterans. The legislation builds on the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act that was introduced by Senator Tillis and signed into law.
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