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Chairman Roe Opening Statement: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2019

Today, the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), held an oversight hearing to review the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs budget request for Fiscal Year 2019 Below are Chairman Roe's opening remarks from the hearing: Opening Remarks As Prepared for Delivery Good morning and thank you all for being here today to discuss the President’s fiscal year 2019 budget submission for the Department of Veterans Affairs. This fiscal year’s budget request totals $198.6 billion in VA funding – an increase of nearly... [...]

Roe, Isakson, Tester, Walz Statement on IG Report Regarding VA Secretary Travel

Today, U.S. Representatives Phil Roe, R-Tenn., and Tim Walz, D-Minn., chairman and ranking member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Jon Tester, D-Mont., chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs released the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General’s (IG) report on travel by VA Secretary David Shulkin and other VA officials to Europe in July 2017: “Over the last year, we have been privileged to work closely ... [...]

UPDATED: HVAC Schedule February 12 – 16

Please note the new time: Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for February 12 – 16. The following event is open to the press: WHO: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs WHAT: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2019 WHEN: 8:00 a.m., Thursday, February 15, 2018 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here. [...]

Bost, Esty Introduce Bill to Provide Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Veterans

Today, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.) and Ranking Member Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) introduced the Veterans’ Compensation COLA Act of 2018 to provide a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to veterans. “I’m proud to carry this bill to provide important cost-of-living adjustments to our nation’s veterans and their dependents,” said DAMA Subcommittee Chairman Bost. “It’s vitally important that we ensure the men and women who have served our nation receive the benefits they have earned. We n... [...]

Chairman Roe: The Selfless Devotion That it Takes to be a Caregiver Knows No Age or Era

Today, the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), held an oversight hearing to examine the Department of Veterans Affairs' Family Caregiver Program. Below are Chairman Roe's opening remarks from the hearing: Opening Remarks As Prepared for Delivery Welcome and thank you all for joining us for today’s Full Committee hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA’s) Family Caregiver Program. The Family Caregiver Program was created by Congress in 2010 to support severely wounded post-9/11 veterans and ... [...]

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