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Chairman Bost Announces 118th Congress Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee Chairs

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after he announced the five Subcommittee chairs for the 118th Congress: “I am proud to announce that over half of our subcommittee chairs for this Congress are veterans themselves. We have a big agenda ahead of us, but I know these men and women are up to the task.…

House Sends Three Veterans’ Bills to the President’s Desk Ahead of Christmas, Including Significant GOP Proposals

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed three veterans’ bills, H.R. 7939, as amended, the Veterans Auto and Education Improvement Act of 2022, S. 5016, the Col. Mary Louise Rasmuson Campus of the Alaska VA Healthcare System Act of 2022, and S.4949, the National Cemeteries…

Ranking Member Bost Delivers Opening Remarks at Hearing to Examine VA’s Progress on PACT Act Implementation

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, at the start of today’s oversight hearing to assess the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) progress regarding implementation of S. 3373, the SFC Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act, comprehensive toxic exposure healthcare and benefits…

Ranking Member Bost, Rep. Issa Co-Lead Bill to Cap Attorney Fees for Camp Lejeune Veterans and their Families

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, released the following statements after they introduced H.R. 9430, the Camp Lejeune Veterans and Families Protection Act, legislation to…

House Passes 5 Bipartisan Veterans’ Bills

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed five veterans’ bills: “I was proud to support all five of the veterans’ bills that passed the House today. Especially Rep. Higgins bill, the Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act, which will expand options for where elderly veterans are…

Bost Statement Following Committee Markup

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Committee reported 1 bill to be considered on the House Floor: “I am grateful to Rep. Moore and Rep. Levin for their leadership on H.R. 4772 which was unanimously reported out of our Committee today. Their bipartisan proposal would simplify the…

Bost Statement on Committee Passage of 13 Bills

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Committee reported 13 bills to be considered on the House Floor: “The 13 bills the Committee passed today will help servicemembers, veterans, and military families across the country. I was proud to support most of these proposals, including…

Bost Applauds House Passage of Bipartisan Veterans’ Bills, Including His VA Home Loan Improvement Bill

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed five bipartisan veterans’ bills: “The five bills the House passed today will improve the Veterans Benefit Administration to ensure that disabled veterans, student veterans, and their families and survivors get their earned benefits…

Ranking Member Bost Applauds PACT Act Being Signed into Law

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the President signed S. 3373, the SFC Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act of 2022 into law, comprehensive legislation to connect toxic-exposed veterans, and their survivors, with the healthcare and benefits they have earned. “For the past 20 months, we…

Ranking Member Bost’s Statement on Committee Passage of Key Bills

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Committee reported 18 bills to be considered on the House Floor: “While I could not support all of the bills that were voted out of Committee this morning, I am proud of the bipartisan bills that we passed today. Together, they will help modernize…

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