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HVAC Schedule May 1 - 5

Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) today released the hearing schedule for May 1 – 5. The following events are open to the press: WHO: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs WHAT: Legislative Hearing on the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 2, 2017 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming at veterans.house.gov. WHO: Subcommittee on Health WHAT: “VA Specialized Services: Lower Extremity Conditions” WHEN: 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 2, 2017 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Buildin... [...]

RELEASE: Chairman Roe Thanks President Trump for 100 Days of Prioritizing America's Veterans

Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement thanking President Trump for making veterans a priority in the first 100 days of his presidency: “In the first 100 days of his presidency, it’s abundantly clear that President Trump has made advocating for America’s heroes one of his highest priorities. His actions in the past week are a testament to that commitment. Last week, President Trump signed into law a bill that would allow veterans to continue accessing quality care in the community, and just yesterday he issued... [...]

Chairman Roe Commends President Trump for Establishing VA Accountability Office

Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order creating the Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Office at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): “From day one, President Trump has pledged to bring accountability to the Department of Veterans Affairs. His actions today to create a new office at VA focused on accountability and whistleblower protection demonstrate that he is doing just that. President Trump knows that holding VA employees to a higher standard an... [...]

HVAC Schedule April 24 - 28

Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) today released the hearing schedule for April 24 - 28. The following event is open to the press: WHO: Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs WHAT: Legislative Markup WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 27, 2017 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming at veterans.house.gov. *Details on the legislation will be released at a later date Please note the previously scheduled Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity legislative hearing has been postponed. [...]

Chairman Roe’s Legislation to Eliminate Sunset Date of the Choice Program Signed into Law

Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after President Trump signed The Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act, the Senate companion to Chairman Roe’s bill to eliminate the sunset date of the Choice program, into law: “It was an honor to stand with President Trump, VA Secretary David Shulkin and Florida Governor Rick Scott to ensure our veterans have timely access to health care. Today, we made great progress in our mission to ensure every veteran who has served our country has access to high-quality health c... [...]

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