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Feb 23, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527

Today, House and Senate Committees on Veterans’ Affairs Chairmen Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), along with Ranking Members Tim Walz (D-Minn.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) announced upcoming bicameral hearings with Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs).

The members released the following statements:

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN), along with Reps. Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH) and Mike Conaway (R-TX), introduced the Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act.
Feb 16, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, chaired by Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-TX), held a hearing to examine union activities at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Feb 15, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-Minn.) released the following statements after the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) was kept on GAO’s High-Risk List:
Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Dr. David Shulkin as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):
Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after four bills to boost veteran employment, honor our nation’s heroes and improve veterans’ experience with VA’s claims process passed the House of Representatives with broad, bipartisan support:
Feb 8, 2017 Press Release
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Yesterday, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe, M.D., held a hearing to examine the major Information Technology (IT) modernization projects and programs underway at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Jan 26, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairmen Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting the Trump administration provide the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs with additional guidance related to the federal hiring freeze announced on January 23, 2017.
Jan 12, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 226-6340
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) announced the leadership for the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs for the 115th Congress.
Jan 11, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after President-elect Trump nominated Dr. David J. Shulkin to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:

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