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Flying during the holidays is hectic for all of us. But for some passengers, the strain, struggle and stress can be more severe. A News-4 I-team investigation found a growing number of complaints against U.S. airlines by passengers with disabilities.

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Disabled veterans say they face intense struggles when flying and airlines often won't help.

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Paralyzed Veterans of America urges the public to support their fight to ensure safe and accessible air travel for all.

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Lauren Lobrano of Paralyzed Veterans of America joins host Paul Lisnek to discuss efforts to bridge the employment gap for veterans with disabilities.

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Paralyzed Veterans of America is presented with $175,000 check from Weis Markets

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Paralyzed Veterans of America's Deputy Executive Director implores citizens to act now and notify their congressional members that the Social Security 2100 Act must pass to save Social Security from benefits cuts that would affect millions of Americans

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Cisneros and Fitzpatrick Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Benefits to Families of Veterans Affected by ALS

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Report to Congress is required under the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 due to organization’s advocacy efforts

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PVA Executive Director Carl Blake issues statement regarding the U.S. Access Board’s announcement that it will undertake a study to assess the feasibility of equipping aircraft with restraint systems so that passengers who use wheelchairs can remain in them on flights

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U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth, Rosen Hotels’ President, Agility and The Walt Disney Company among those recognized at annual PVA Gala

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PVA's Executive Director Carl Blake issues statement on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ announcement of its delay to include catastrophically-injured veterans from eras before 9/11 in the agency’s Comprehensive Family Caregiver Program, as required under the VA Mission Act

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Disabled veterans, along with military, business, and government leaders took to the fairways on Monday, Sept. 23 at The Golf Club at Lansdowne to raise funds for Paralyzed Veterans of America’s employment program

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Golf Fundraiser Helps Paralyzed Veterans

Post Date:September 25, 2019

For the last 12 years, a group called Paralyzed Veterans of America has helped disabled vets find jobs after their military service ends.

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Senator will be recognized for work to protect the civil rights of people with disabilities

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— Paralyzed Veterans of America Deputy Executive Director Shaun Castle issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate passage of the Veterans Expedited TSA Screening (VETS) Safe Travel Act (S. 1881), which would waive the TSA Precheck fee for certain eligible veterans.

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There's a charity golf open coming up on Sept. 23 that raises money for it's "Paving Access for Veterans Employment Program."

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Disabled veterans will play alongside business leaders, military and government officials, and more at the 12th annual Paralyzed Veterans Golf Open to support Paralyzed Veterans of America’s employment program, PAVE (Paving Access for Veterans Employment).

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Executive Director Carl Blake issued the following statement regarding the announcement from Georgia Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, that he will resign at the end of 2019 due to health reasons

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DOT Backtracked on Promises and Offered Excuses in Effort to Deny Protections for Air Travelers with Disabilities

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Veteran Group [PVA] argues government is moving too slowly on new rules for airplanes

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From CBS News

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LifeWaters provides adaptive scuba programs to disabled Veterans multi-sport event for military Veterans in the world.

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Under a bipartisan FAA funding bill passed in 2016, the DOT was mandated to require airlines to promptly refund checked baggage fees to passengers in cases of late bag delivery.

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Paralyzed Veterans of America seeks court order to advance protections for veterans with mobility impairments and the entire disability community

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