WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Friday, October 14, 2011, the Chairman and the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Representatives Jeff Miller and Bob Filner, and the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Senators Patty Murray and Richard Burr, submitted a joint letter to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.
In a 418-6 vote, the House stands behinds veterans. (Click here to learn more about the VOW Act)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs heard testimony from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on problems that have plagued the Miami VA Medical Center (VAMC) for years including patient safety, compliance, budget and leadership issues, as well as several recent incidents involving veteran deaths.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the most comprehensive jobs legislation introduced to end veteran unemployment – the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act of 2011 (the VOW Act).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs received an update on the state of Arlington National Cemetery.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Subcommittee on Health held an oversight hearing on the Federal Recovery Coordination Program (FRCP) and uncovered a worsening problem of care coordination between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity received an update on the VA-U.S. Paralympic Adaptive Sports Program. In the past year, the program has funded 72 organizations across the nation, helping disabled veterans overcome their injuries through adaptive sports. Through the program, U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs announced two new Members to its roster with the addition of Reps. Mark Amodei (NV-02) and Bob Turner (NY-09), both veterans of the U.S. Army.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, during a joint hearing, the members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs heard testimony from The American Legion on its 2012 legislative priorities—priorities that focus on ending unemployment for America’s veterans.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the House of Representatives passed the Veterans Health Care Facilities Capital Improvement Act of 2011 (H.R. 2646—as amended), with a vote of 412-3.