Rep. Nicole La Ha Prioritizing Veterans’ Needs as Part of Sen. Leader Curran’s Veteran Advisory Council (Video)

Lemont, IL…State Representative Nicole La Ha, a staunch advocate for veterans’ rights and the daughter of a Marine Corps Veteran, joined Senate Leader John Curran’s Veteran Advisory Council to address the pressing issues facing veterans in Illinois. Rep. Nicole La Ha is committed to listening to veterans’ concerns, developing better policies, and ensuring they receive the support they deserve.

“As the daughter of a Marine Corps Veteran, I understand the sacrifices our veterans have made for our nation,” Rep. La Ha said. “It’s time we make them a priority and ensure they receive the support and assistance they need. I am proud to join Senator Curran’s Veteran Advisory Council to hear firsthand from veterans on changes we can make to positively impact their lives.”

Rep. La Ha is proudly co-sponsoring the following legislation to benefit veterans:

HB 3538 to no longer require disabled veterans to submit an annual application for the homestead exemption.

HB 1222 to provide financial assistance for home modifications for disabled veterans.

HB 2334 to reduce vehicle registration fees for veterans.

HB 3463 to increase property tax exemptions for disabled veterans.

As part of Senate Leader John Curran’s Veteran Advisory Council, Rep. La Ha emphasized the importance of engaging with veterans directly to understand their needs and challenges. She views this council as a great opportunity to meet with veterans, express gratitude for their service, and work collaboratively towards solutions that address their concerns.

Rep. Nicole La Ha encourages veterans in need of assistance to reach out to her office directly at 630-410-8466 or contact the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs at 800-437-9824. If you are a Veteran in crisis, you can also contact Veterans in Crisis by calling 988 then press 1 or by texting 838255. Whether it’s accessing resources, navigating benefits, or addressing crises, Rep. La Ha and her team are dedicated to supporting veterans every step of the way.