Press Releases

December 2019
Chairman Takano Announces New Compromise on Legislation to Address Veteran Suicide
November 2019
Chairman Takano, Delegation Celebrate Thanksgiving with Servicemembers Abroad
Chairman Takano: “In order to mitigate veteran suicide, we need new solutions.”
Chairman Takano: “Social media platforms need to do more to eliminate internet spoofing”
House Passes Nine Bipartisan Bills for Veterans
Chairman Takano on Veterans Day: “We are doing more than saying ‘Thank you for your service’”
Chairman Takano Announces Roundtable to Discuss H.R. 3495, the Improve Well-Being for Veterans Act
October 2019
Chairman Takano: “Native veterans must be a priority VA-wide”
Chairman Takano: “House Republicans just walked out on women veterans”
Takano, Pappas: “VA’s whistleblower office has failed to do its most important job”
House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Passes Six Bipartisan Bills Out of Committee
House Passes Four Bipartisan Bills for Veterans
Chairman Takano: “Our veterans are our country’s greatest ambassadors”
Takano, Roe Challenge Congress to Collect, Preserve Veterans’ Stories
September 2019
Chairman Takano Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to South Pacific to Meet with Veterans, Tour VA Facilities
Chairman Takano Addresses Sexual Assault at DC VAMC, Calls for Department-Wide Policy
Chairman Takano Calls on Administration to Start Processing Claims for Eligible Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans
Chairman Takano Reaction to New VA Data on Veteran Suicide
Chairman Takano: “We Cannot Leave These Veterans Behind”
Chairman Takano on 49,000 VA Vacancies: ”These staffing challenges are not insurmountable”
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