Press Releases

June 2020
Chairman Takano Responds to President Trump’s PREVENTS Roadmap to Combat Veteran Suicide
Chairman Takano: “The pandemic has exposed some alarming vulnerabilities and gaps in VA’s pandemic readiness.”
Chairman Takano Speaks with Military Officers Association of America to Discuss National Guard and Reserve Parity, VA’s Response to the Pandemic
Chairman Takano, Subcommittee Chair Lee Statement on GAO’s Recommendations for VA’s Electronic Health Record Project
Chairman Takano Speaks with CEO of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to Discuss Veterans’ Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Chairman Takano Speaks with National Guard Association of the United States to Discuss Impact On National Guard During Pandemic
Chairman Takano Speaks with Johns Hopkins University’s Dr. Josh Sharfstein to Discuss Contact Tracing and How Veterans Can Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
May 2020
Chairman Takano, Tri-Caucus Call On VA to Provide Demographic Data For Minority Veterans Affected By COVID-19
House Unanimously Passes Three Bipartisan Bills for Veterans Despite COVID-19 Pandemic
Chairman Takano to VA: Fully and Fairly Implement Paid Sick Leave & Telework Policies During Pandemic
Chairman Takano on Memorial Day 2020: “It is our duty to mark this moment despite the uncertainty of our time.”
Chairman Takano Statement on Passage of H. Res 965
Chairman Takano Delivers Remarks In Support of The Heroes Act: “Congress Needs to Respond to Crisis with the Courageousness it Demands”
Chairman Takano Meets with WWP’s Jose Ramos to Discuss Supporting Women Veterans, Access to Healthcare During the COVID-19 Crisis
Veterans' Affairs Committee Leaders Call for GAO Oversight of Medical Supply Chain and VA COVID-19 Relief Funds
Chairman Takano: “The COVID-19 pandemic requires immediate, bold action.”
Chairman Takano Responds to Rise in Veteran Unemployment to Nearly 12 Percent
Chairman Takano Meets with VVA National President John Rowan to Discuss How Vietnam Veterans are Staying Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Chairman Takano Meets with DAV Executive Director Randy Reese to Discuss Caregiver Benefits, VA Staffing
Chairman Takano Meets with PVA Executive Director Carl Blake to Discuss the Impact of COVID-19 on At-Risk Veterans
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