Yesterday, President Trump signed the Major Medical and Facility Authorization Act of 2020, a bill supported by the Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC). AMAC represents more than 2.1 million seniors over the age of 50, many of whom are veterans. This important legislation will authorize funding to ensure veterans have access to the appropriate care they need through the Veterans Administration.
Bob Carlstrom, President of AMAC Action had this to say in support of the legislation: “This legislation, introduced by Senator Jerry Moran (KS), authorizes funding for the construction of medical facilities to better serve our veterans. The least we can do for the men and women who have sacrificed so much for our country is ensure they receive the best care possible in the most modern, up-to-date facilities available. AMAC Action is proud to see President Trump sign this important legislation.”
The Major Medical and Facility Authorization Act will fund important treatment centers including a spinal cord injury building with a community center and a critical care center in southern California, a new medical facility in Kentucky, and an outpatient clinic in northern California, among other projects.
The 2.1-million-member Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) [www.amac.us] is a vibrant, vital senior advocacy organization that takes its marching orders from its members. AMAC acts and speaks on members’ behalf, protecting their interests and offering a practical insight on how to best solve the problems they face today. AMAC Action is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit advocacy organization created to assist AMAC members with grassroots participation on Capitol Hill and at the local level through our advocacy programs.
President Trump is doing what he believes is in the best interests for the people in the United States. That AMAC decided to support it, like several other organizations, may have been nice, but hardly a driving factor in the President’s decision to do so. First and foremost is what will be in the best interests of the people he serves.