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Mar 15, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC–Congressman Jon Runyan (NJ-3), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, visited Arlington National Cemetery yesterday to receive a status report regarding ongoing efforts by the Department of the Army to rectify mismanagement at the Cemetery, including lax management and oversight, damage

Mar 11, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Ann Marie Buerkle (NY-25), held an oversight hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) implementation plan of the caregiver assistance law.

Mar 9, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC – Leaders of the Senate and House Veterans’ Affairs Committee sent a bi-partisan, bi-cameral letter to President Barack Obama yesterday calling on him to ensure that eligibility for a law Congress passed to support veterans caregivers is not limited and that the law is implemented in a timely manner.

Mar 3, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held an oversight hearing on the FY2012 budget for the Veterans Employment and Training Service.  Chairman Marlin Stutzman (R-IN) made the following opening statement: 

Feb 28, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Jeff Miller (FL01), made the following statement regarding the death yesterday of Mr. Frank Woodruff Buckles, who was believed to be America’s last remaining World War I veteran:

Feb 17, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, the Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Jeff Miller (FL-01) made the following statement at a Full Committee Hearing on the FY2012 Budget for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:

Feb 14, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Dan Benishek (MI-01) today made the following statement in reaction to JP Morgan Chase’s new military and veteran programs:

Feb 10, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–Today, Jeff Miller (FL-01), Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, expressed frustration with the release of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implementation plan for veteran caregiver assistance, required by Public Law 111-163.
 

Feb 9, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a full committee oversight hearing on mortgage-related violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by J.P. Morgan Chase Bank.
 

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