NJ Spotlight News

NJ veterans relieved new law will help burn pits victims

Clip: 08/11/2022 | 3m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed into law one of the most significant expansions to medical benefits for veterans in more than three decades. The PACT act extends health coverage to veterans who’ve developed illnesses after being exposed to toxins from burn pits used on U.S. military bases during their service, predominantly in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Aired: 08/11/22

Rating: NR

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