Chairman Roe Statement on Minibus Conference Report
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement on the conference report for the minibus, which includes critical funding for the VA MISSION Act and other Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) priorities:
“Under this bipartisan agreement, VA is set to receive the largest dollar amount in history. Additionally, VA will receive the funding needed for implementation of the VA MISSION Act while adhering to the existing and necessary caps on federal spending. The funds would responsibly allow veterans to have the options for care they deserve while also maintaining our strong investment in VA. This legislation is essential to ensure veterans receive the care and services they deserve, and I thank appropriators for their commitment to our nation’s heroes."