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Jul 7, 2016

Miller Statement on Latest Veteran Suicide Data

Today, Chairman Jeff Miller released the below statement regarding the latest veteran suicide data from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Jul 6, 2016

Miller Bill Would Enable Real Accountability for All VA Employees, Reform Appeals Process

Yesterday, Chairman Jeff Miller introduced H.R. 5620, the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016. The bill would strengthen protections for whistleblowers and help fix the Department of Veterans Affairs’ biggest problem – its pervasive lack of accountability for misbehaving employees. Additionally, the bill would reform the department’s disability benefits appeals process – a top priority for VA leaders and many veterans service organizations. Specifically, the bill would:

Jul 5, 2016

Miller Statement on Commission on Care Report

Chairman Jeff Miller today released the below statement regarding the Commission on Care’s final report on the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system.

Jun 21, 2016

Miller Applauds House Passage of Veterans Bills

Today the House passed three veterans related bills, including:

Jun 17, 2016

Miller Statement on VA Decision to Dump Faster Firing Authority

Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement today regarding the Department of Veterans Affairs’ refusal to use expanded legal authorities that enable the VA secretary to swiftly discipline senior executives for cause.

Jun 8, 2016

Miller Statement on Phoenix VAHCS Firings

Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement today regarding recent firings at the Phoenix VA Health Care System more than two years after the facility’s wait-time scandal became public.

Jun 1, 2016

Miller Statement on Obama Administration’s Advocacy for VA Felon Sharon Helman

Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement today regarding the Justice Department’s legal advocacy for Department of Veterans Affairs felon Sharon Helman.

May 30, 2016

Chairman Miller Statement Honoring Memorial Day

Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement today in honor of Memorial Day 2016:

May 23, 2016

Chairman Miller Statement on House Passage of Veterans Bills

Today the House passed eight veterans related bills, including:

May 23, 2016

Miller Statement on Sec. McDonald’s Disney Comments

Today, Chairman Miller released the following statement regarding VA Secretary Bob McDonald’s comparison of Department of Veterans Affairs wait times to those at a Disney theme park.

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