This summer, Congress passed a bill called the PACT Act, and the president signed it into law. It gives significant help to veterans impacted by burn pits. But it also helps victims and families from water contamination 40 years ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

The act allows them to receive compensation. You have probably seen the law firm ads recruiting potential clients. This week we talk with one of the victims, as well as Larry Hall, who is a former marine, former state lawmaker, and former Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. He’s now working with a law firm representing dozens, if not hundreds, of these families.

 

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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just a sound bite. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor, Tim Boyum, loosens his signature bow tie to give listeners a glimpse behind the curtain, showing us who these power players really are and why they do what they do. Through Tim’s candid conversations on “Tying It Together,” his guests reveal their most fascinating life stories, passions, and help all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our communities.

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