News You Can Use: July 12, 2023

This week we promoted the Northeast Funeral Service Partnership and how it works to sustain the funeral service profession and its workforce. Also in this issue, we provided a link so members could read the burial program agreement between the Department of Transitional Assistance and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner; announced that Park Lawn, a Canadian provider of funeral services, is offering to buy Carriage Services, which operates 170 funeral homes in 26 states; introduced the cemetery dispute mediation services of the Cemetery Consumer Service Council; updated the progress of the Body Broker Bill that was introduced in Congress, and announced the changes to the Veterans Affairs casket and urn reimbursement program for unclaimed remains of veterans.
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