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May 3, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs heard testimony considering seven pieces of legislation regarding Arlington National Cemetery, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) claims and appeals process, and the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act (COLA).

Apr 18, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and U.S. Rep.

Apr 14, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing entitled “Inspect What You Expect: Construction Contracting Practices at the Department of Veterans Affairs.” The hearing focused on the practices used by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) throughout the

Apr 14, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a seminar entitled, “Educating the Financial Service Industry on the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the VA Loan Guaranty Program.” The seminar was designed to educate attendees from the financial industry about the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) and fo

Apr 13, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—This week, Rep. Jon Runyan (NJ-03), chairman of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) and subcommittee staff toured the Veterans Affairs Regional Office and Insurance Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Apr 12, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC—House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman, Jeff Miller, praised the fiscal year 2011 budget deal reached by House Speaker John Boehner and its preservation of critical funding for veterans’ programs.

Apr 7, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–Chairman Jeff Miller (FL-01) of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and Chairman Marlin Stutzman (IN-03) of the Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity introduced H.R. 1383, the Restoring GI Bill Fairness Act of 2011 yesterday.

Apr 5, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held its first “Deconstructing the Department of Veterans Affairs Construction Planning” hearing to discuss the transition of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) construction planning process from a five-year to a 10-year plan.

Apr 1, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–Members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity met yesterday to hear testimony regarding the Department of Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2012 budget for the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program.

Mar 17, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, chaired by Rep. Jon Runyan (R-NJ), held an oversight hearing entitled “U.S.

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