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Aug 13, 2012 | Issues: Veterans

More Promises, Slow Progress in Orlando

Differences over timelines and planning continue to plague the construction of the new Orlando VA Medical Center. At a House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs field hearing today in...

Aug 6, 2012 | Issues: Health Care, Veterans

Miller: There is Still More We Need to Do

Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on his bill, The Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring Camp Lejeune...

Aug 2, 2012 | Issues: Economy, Veterans

Subcommittees Review Certification Process for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Today, the Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigations (O&I) and Economic Opportunity (EO) held a joint oversight hearing on the Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE)....

Jul 31, 2012 | Issues: Veterans

Congress Sends Comprehensive Veterans Bill to President

Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012 (H.R. 1627)....

Jul 31, 2012

Concerns Remain that Prosthetic Procurement Reform Causes Problems for Veterans with Limb Loss

Today, the Subcommittee on Health held an oversight hearing reviewing the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) ability to deliver prosthetic care to veterans...

Jul 25, 2012 | Issues: Veterans

Shinseki Admits Cuts to VA to Occur Under Sequestration

Today, at a joint hearing of the House Veterans’ Affairs and Armed Services Committees, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki, confirmed that under sequestration, VA would...

Jul 23, 2012 | Issues: Education, Veterans

Transforming TAP Needs to go the Extra Mile

Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. Buck McKeon, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement:

Jul 18, 2012 | Issues: Veterans

The Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012

Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on the Senate passage of H.R. 1627, the Honoring America’s Veterans...

Jul 18, 2012 | Issues: Veterans

Subcommittee Urges VA to Update Military Sexual Trauma Adjudication Regulations

Today, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs held an oversight hearing entitled, “Invisible Wounds: Examining the Disability Compensation Benefits Process...

Jul 11, 2012 | Issues: Veterans

Veterans Legislation Advances to Full House

Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs advanced three bills to the full House for consideration. The Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act...

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