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Mar 27, 2012 | Issues: Health Care, Veterans

VA Construction Projects Face Scrutiny for Delays, Accountability, and Costs

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs questioned VA officials regarding four major construction projects in Orlando, Florida...

Mar 22, 2012 | Issues: Veterans

Veteran and Military Advocates Testify Before Joint Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Today and yesterday, during joint hearings with members of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees, the Committees heard testimony from numerous veterans’ organizations...

Mar 9, 2012 | Issues: GI Bill, Veterans

Subcommittee Reviews Potential Veterans Legislation

Yesterday, the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity received testimony considering ten pieces of legislation; H.R. 3329, H.R. 3483, H.R. 3610, H.R. 3670, H.R. 3524, H.R. 4048...

Mar 9, 2012 | Issues: Veterans

Update of the Current State of our Nation’s Veteran Cemeteries

Today, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) held an oversight hearing to examine the current state of our National Cemeteries...

Mar 7, 2012 | Issues: Veterans

VFW Testifies Before Joint Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Today, during a joint hearing, the members of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees heard testimony from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) on its 2012 legislative...

Mar 7, 2012 | Issues: Housing, Veterans

Savannah Construction Issues Example of a Nationwide Problem

Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations (O&I) held an oversight hearing to examine the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) construction contracting practices...

Feb 28, 2012 | Issues: Health Care, Veterans

Disabled American Veterans Kick Off 2012 Legislative Season

Today, during a joint hearing, the members of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees heard testimony from the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) on its 2012 legislative...

Feb 27, 2012 | Issues: Health Care, Veterans

Faith-Based and Community Resources First Line of Defense for Returning Veterans

Today, the Subcommittee on Health held a hearing to examine the partnerships, or lack thereof, between VA and faith-based and community organizations...

Feb 17, 2012 | Issues: Health Care, Veterans

Miller: “Time to Provide VA Healthcare to Lejeune Veterans”

Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement to provide VA healthcare to Camp Lejeune veterans who were exposed...

Feb 17, 2012 | Issues: Economy, Veterans

Subcommittee Reviews VA’s Plan to Decrease Disability Claims Backlog

This week, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) held a hearing to review the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2013 VA budget request as it pertains to...

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