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Chairman Bost Leads Oversight Hearing on Biden Administration’s Costly VA Bonus Blunder

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.), delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, at the start of the Committee’s oversight hearing to discuss why the Biden administration’s Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA) top brass, Dr. Shereef Elnahal and…

Following Chairman Bost Push, Atlanta VA Suspends Toxic Police Officers

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Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.), released the following statement after the Atlanta VA Medical Center (VAMC) announced that they would be suspending three police officers following allegations of unacceptable behavior, sexual harassment, and misconduct that has created a toxic work environment within the Atlanta VAMC police force. In December,…

Chairman Bost Announces Oversight Hearing on VA’s PACT Act Bonus Mess

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.), announced that on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 10:15 AM ET, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a full Committee oversight hearing entitled, “Bonus Blunder: Examining VA’s Improper Decision to Award Senior Executives Millions in Incentives,” in response to the Department of Veterans…

Chairwoman Kiggans Kicks Off Hearing on VA Law Enforcement During Police Week

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Jen Kiggans (R-Va.), the Chairwoman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, at the start of the subcommittee’s oversight hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) police force, and how Congress can support the fulfillment of their mission to…

VA Committee Leaders Unveil Bipartisan Veterans Package

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House and Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs leaders Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.), Chairman Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), introduced H.R. 8371, the Senator Elizabeth Dole 21st Century Veterans Healthcare and Benefits Improvement Act. This legislation includes a number of bipartisan and bicameral proposals to reform and improve the delivery of healthcare,…

Chairman Bost’s Statement on VA’s Bonus Distribution Failure

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.), released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a report – with criminal referrals – that in 2023, VA improperly awarded $10.8 million dollars in bonuses – incentives that were meant for high-demand healthcare and benefits…

Chairman Bost: “VA must do more to combat antisemitism for good.”

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Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.), released the following statement after three months of waiting his oversight staff was finally able to view documents associated with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) internal investigation into current VA attorney Ms. Shekeba Morrad following a video she posted online last year mocking Israelis who are asking…

Chairman Bost Demands Answers Regarding Veterans’ Healthcare Data Privacy

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.), released a letter he sent to UnitedHealth Group, Inc. CEO Andrew Witty regarding a massive cyberattack against UnitedHealth subsidiary Change Healthcare (CHC), which took place in February and has potentially huge negative consequences for veterans’ data privacy.   Cybercriminals claim…

HVAC Subcommittees Consider 38 Bills

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WASHINGTON, DC — This week, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held four subcommittee markups to consider various pieces of legislation to improve the delivery of care, benefits, and services to veterans, their families, and survivors. The following bills were reported out of the subcommittees and are now eligible for consideration at the full committee…

Chairman Bost, House Republicans Continue Push to Stop Antisemitism at VA

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.), released a third letter he sent to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough regarding the Department failing to properly hold VA attorney Ms. Shekeba Morrad accountable for the video she posted online mocking Israelis who are asking for the return of hostages taken by…

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