In East Hampton, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
praises Bishop's stand against cuts in Federal programs
for Veterans. At the home of Liz Robbins. Photo by JTMarlin.
She noted that the Sequester was forcing cuts on the Defense budget and this was squeezing programs for Veterans.
She called for a new Bipartisan initiative to tackle the budget issues forced on the Congress by the Sequester, which requires that domestic and military programs share equally in the mandatory deficit-reducing cuts. She noted that the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have created one million new Veterans.
|L to R: Sarah Anker, Suffolk County legislator; Diego|
Ferrer, Veterans for Bishop; John Tepper Marlin.
Diego has about 200 Veterans in his database and is organizing them by tour of duty and location of service. We promised to stay in touch this summer.