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Mar 22, 2016

House Passes Bill to Allow Inurnment of WASPs at Arlington Cemetery

Today the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 4336, introduced as the Women Airforce Service Pilot Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act.

Mar 22, 2016

Miller Statement on Latest VA Accountability Failures

Today Chairman Miller released the below statement following VA’s announcement that no employees will be seriously disciplined for the biggest construction failure in VA history as well as a separate $400,000 relocation scandal.

Mar 21, 2016

Miller Applauds House Passage of Bill to Extend Veterans’ Foreclosure Safeguard

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 2393, the Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015.

Mar 15, 2016

Chairman Miller Statement on Proposed Phoenix VAHCS Personnel Actions

Today Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding VA’s announcement that it has proposed the removal of Phoenix VA Health Care System Associate Director Lance Robinson, Chief of Health Administration Brad Curry and Chief of Staff Dr. Darren Deering.

Mar 2, 2016

Miller Statement on Sharon Helman’s Guilty Plea

Today Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding former Phoenix VA Medical Center Director Sharon Helman pleading guilty to a felony.

Feb 25, 2016

Chairman Miller Statement on Cincinnati VAMC Personnel Actions

Today Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding VA’s announcement that Veterans Integrated Service Network 10 director Jack Hetrick will retire and Cincinnati VA Medical Center Acting Chief of Staff Dr. Barbara Temeck remains employed at VA.

Feb 24, 2016

Miller Statement on Obama Admin. Proposal to Make it Easier to Discipline VA Executives

Today Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding the Obama administration’s proposal that would make it easier to discipline and fire misbehaving or incompetent VA senior executives.

Feb 17, 2016

Chairman Miller Statement on Inspector General Report Regarding VA Crisis Line

Today, Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding the Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General report examining VA’s Veterans Crisis Line.

Feb 16, 2016

Chairman Miller Statement on MSPB Preventing VA from Firing Linda Weiss

Today Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding the Merit Systems Protection Board decision to overturn the removal of Albany Stratton VA Medical Center Director Linda Weiss. MSPB rulings have now prevented more disciplinary actions under the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act than they have upheld.

Feb 9, 2016

Chairman Miller Statement on the President’s VA Budget Request

Today Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 VA Budget request.

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