June 04, 2019

Chairman Takano, Ranking Member Roe Statement on DOJ Decision Not to Appeal Procopio

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano and Ranking Member Dr. Phil Roe issued the following statement after the Department of Justice announced it will not appeal the Procopio decision:

“We are encouraged by DOJ’s decision not to appeal Procopio and further delay benefits to our Blue Water Navy veterans. It’s now up to the Senate to finally right this wrong and pass H.R. 299.”