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  • House Passes Legislation to Modernize VA Appeals Process
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

    Today, Reps. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Tim Walz (D-Minn.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, respectively, along with Reps. Mike Bost (R-Illi.) and Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, respectively, released the following statements after the House passed bipartisan legislation to modernize the appeals process at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): "When a veteran fi... Read more

  • Bost, Esty Lead Introduction of Bipartisan, Bicameral Appeals Modernization Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

    Today, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Chairman Mike Bost (R-Illi.) and Ranking Member Elizabeth Esty (D-Ct.) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to modernize the appeals process at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), who is in Georgia today as he continues to recover from two recent back surgeries, plans to introduce companion legislation in the Senate along with Sen. Richard Blumenth... Read more

  • Bost, Esty Introduce Bills To Provide Cost-Of-Living Adjustment To Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

    Today, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.) and Ranking Member Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) introduced two bills, the Veterans’ Compensation COLA Act of 2017 and the American Heroes COLA Act of 2017, to provide a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to veterans. “I am proud to introduce these bills to provide important cost-of-living adjustments to our nation’s veterans and their dependents,” said DAMA Subcommittee Chairman Bost. “These measures h... Read more

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