ICYMI: House VA Committee Reauthorizes Bipartisan Women Veteran Task Force
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In honor of Women’s History Month, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.) and Ranking Member Mark Takano (D-Calif.), reauthorized the bipartisan Women Veteran Task Force (WVTF), with Rep. Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-American Samoa) serving as Chairman and Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Calif.) serving as Co-Chair. The Members released the following statements in recognition of the task forces reauthorization this week. The Committee’s WVTF is open to every Member of the Committee and will run for six months. The Task Force will host a series of roundtable discussions both in DC and outside the beltway on the various day-to-day issues women veterans face. At the end of the six-month period, the Task Force will produce a bipartisan report on their findings and recommendations for issues the whole Committee can address to improve the delivery of care, benefits, and services to women veterans. “Women make up the fastest growing population of veterans in the United States and deserve a VA that serves them e...