Press Releases

September 2021
Takano, Porter, & Slotkin Introduce VA Governors Challenge Expansion Act
Chairman Takano Delivers Opening Remarks at Hearing on Veteran Suicide Prevention
House Passes Two Bipartisan Bills for Veterans
Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairs Applaud Passage of Critical Disability Benefits Increase
Takano, Pappas Statement on New VA Directive to Provide Unfairly Denied Benefits to LGBTQ+ Veterans
Chairman Takano Announces Hearing on Veteran Suicide Prevention
Chairs Takano, Tester, Wasserman Schultz, & Heinrich Applaud Successful Committee Passage of the Build Back Better Agenda
Chairman Takano Delivers Opening Remarks at Markup on Build Back Better Agenda
Chairman Takano Statement on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11
Chairman Takano: “Congress’ and VA’s efforts to meaningfully reduce veteran suicide are moving in the right direction”
Chairman Takano Announces Committee Markup on the Build Back Better Agenda
August 2021
Chairman Takano Statement on Completed U.S. Military Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Chairman Takano Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Kabul
Chairman Takano Encourages President Biden to Extend Deadline for Troops in Afghanistan as Veterans Work to Help Afghan Allies
Chairman Takano Statement Following White House Meeting on the Build Back Better Agenda
Chairman Takano Statement on Concerning VA OIG Reports Regarding Military Sexual Trauma
Chairman Takano Praises New VA Rule on Toxic Exposure, Urges Comprehensive Legislative Solution
July 2021
House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Passes 8 Bills For Veterans
House Passes 2 Bipartisan Bills for Veterans
Chairman Takano Applauds VA Move to Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Care Providers
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