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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...

Feb 15, 2012 | Issues: Economy, Veterans

2013 VA Budget Under the Microscope

Two questions dominated today’s VA’s Budget Request for FY2013 hearing held by the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: When will the Administration make a decision...

Feb 13, 2012 | Issues: Economy, Veterans

Miller: “One Step Forward, Two Steps Back”

Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement regarding the President’s 2013 Budget for the Department of Veterans...

Feb 9, 2012 | Issues: Economy, Veterans

VA Fiduciary System Seriously Flawed

Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (O&I) held an oversight hearing entitled, “Reforming VA’s Flawed Fiduciary System.” The VA’s approximately 95,000 appointed...

Feb 3, 2012 | Issues: Economy, Veterans

Miller: “Protect Veterans’ Healthcare First”

Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on President Obama’s Veterans Job Corps initiative...

Feb 2, 2012 | Issues: Education, GI Bill, Veterans

Committee Looks to Solve Growing Guard Unemployment Rates

Today, the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity (EO) held an oversight hearing to hear from the National Guard Adjutants Generals from Indiana, Iowa, and Tennessee on their efforts...

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