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Chairman Roe in the Washington Times: I Carry The Mission to Honor the Sacrifice of Our Heroes With Me
May 25, 2018
In honor of Memorial Day, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs penned the below op-ed in The Washington Times: Memorial Day is a day we pay tribute to the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to keep our country safe and free. This year, Memorial Day takes on even greater meaning to me, as I just returned from an oversight visit to various World War I and World War II American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) sites. As chairman of the... More
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Roe: With Today's Senate Action, Veterans Are One Step Closer to the Care They Deserve
May 23, 2018
Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Senate passed the John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks, or VA MISSION, Act: “With today’s Senate action, veterans are one step closer to the care they deserve, and I thank Senators Isakson and Tester for championing this bipartisan measure in the Senate. I also than... More
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Chairman Roe Welcomes Rep. Mast to Veterans' Affairs Committee, Announces New Subcommittee Leadership
May 22, 2018
Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, officially welcomed Rep. Brian Mast (R-Fla.) to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs after Reps. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio) and John Rutherford (R-Fla.) moved to the House Committees on Ways and Means and Appropriations, respectively. Rep. Mast will serve on the Health and Economic Opportunity Subcommittees. Chairman Roe also announced that Rep. Neal Dunn, M.D. (R-Fla.) will serve as chairman of the Health... More
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House Passes More Than a Dozen Veterans Bills Ahead of Memorial Day
May 21, 2018
Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed 14 veterans bills: “In the week leading up to one of the most solemn days of remembrance for our nation, it is fitting we take steps to honor the men and women who have served this country by passing legislation to improve the lives of veterans. These measures will provide a cost-of-living-adjustment for disabled veterans; bring increased accountabil... More
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HVAC Schedule May 21 – 25
May 18, 2018
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for May 21 – 25. The following events are open to the press: WHO: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs WHAT: The Curious Case of the VISN Takeover: Assessing VA's Governance Structure WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here. BACKGROUND: This oversight hearing will examine VA's VISN structure, with a focus on VISNs 1, 5 and 22. This includes facilities in Phoenix, Ariz... More

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