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Jun 13, 2011 | Issues: Health Care, Veterans

VA Officials Fail to Act to Protect Veterans Against Sexual Assault

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Subcommittee on Health questioned members of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Government Accountability Office (GAO)...

Jun 7, 2011 | Issues: Health Care, Veterans

Miller, Buerkle Statement on VA Sexual Assault Report

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report entitled, “VA Health Care: Actions Needed to Prevent Sexual Assaults and Other Safety Incidents.”

Jun 3, 2011 | Issues: Veterans

Committee Demands Higher Quality at VA Regional Offices

WASHINGTON, DC–Yesterday, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs held a hearing entitled, “How to Improve Underperforming Regional Offices.” The oversight hearing focused on the performance of VA regional offices...

Jun 1, 2011 | Issues: Veterans

Committee Looks to Put America’s Veterans Back to Work

WASHINGTON, DC–Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs met to discuss how to put America’s veterans back to work. With witnesses from both the private and public sectors, the Committee heard testimony...

Jun 1, 2011 | Issues: Veterans

House Passes Legislation for Veterans to Aid in Claims Backlog and Recognition of Veteran Hiring Practices

WASHINGTON, DC–Yesterday and today, the House of Representatives passed new legislation to support veterans...

May 23, 2011 | Issues: GI Bill, Veterans

House Affirms Bipartisan Support for Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC–Today, the House of Representatives affirmed its commitment to America’s veterans by passing four pieces of legislation helping and honoring veterans...

May 16, 2011 | Issues: Health Care, Veterans

Federal Recovery Coordination Program Fails to Deliver

WASHINGTON, DC–Today, the Subcommittee on Health met to review the Federal Recovery Coordination Program. The Committee heard testimony...

May 13, 2011 | Issues: Veterans

Committee Advances Jewish War Chaplains Resolution and Safeguards for GI Bill Students

WASHINGTON, DC–Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs favorably reported six pieces of legislation for full House consideration...

May 13, 2011 | Issues: Veterans

Miller: “Any Loss of Life Because of Delays in Treatment is a Tragedy”

WASHINGTON, DC—The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a hearing on mental health programs available through the VA on June 14, 2011...

May 12, 2011 | Issues: Veterans

VA IT Still Falling Short of 21st Century Technology

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing hoping to receive a positive progress report from VA...