Press Releases

May 2020
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
Chairman Takano Meets with VFW Executive Director B.J. Lawrence to Discuss the Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Veterans
Chairman Takano Meets with American Legion Executive Director Chanin Nuntavong to Discuss VA Staffing, Community Care
Congress to DoD: Support Protections For Servicemembers During Pandemic
April 2020
Chairman Takano, Ranking Member Roe Applaud Signing of Student Veteran Coronavirus Act of 2020 into Law
Chairman Takano Hosts First Live, Entirely Virtual, Bipartisan Congressional Forum
Chairman Takano, Ranking Member Roe Call on VA to Establish Working Group to Support Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma
Chairman Takano Speaks with Student Veterans of America President Jared Lyon, Pledges Support for Student Veterans During Pandemic
Chairman Takano Calls for Tax Fix, Full Automatic COVID-19 Stimulus Checks for Vulnerable Veteran Families
Chairman Takano, Ranking Member Roe Call on VA to Postpone Changes to Disability Claims Process
Takano, Neal Applaud Decision to Automatically Issue COVID-19 Stimulus Checks to Vulnerable Veterans
Chairman Takano to White House Coronavirus Task Force: “Allow VA to cooperate with Congress”
Chairman Takano Interviews APA Clinical Psychologist – Discusses Resources to Mitigate Stress, Anxiety Among Veterans Throughout the Pandemic
Chairman Takano Calls On Treasury and IRS to Automatically Distribute Stimulus Checks to the Most Vulnerable Veterans
Chairman Takano Statement on Hearing Postponement: “Despite this, our critical oversight and legislative work will continue.”
Chairman Takano, Subcommittee Chair Lee Statement on VA’s Electronic Health Record Project Delay
Takano, Neal, Davis Urge Treasury and IRS to Automatically Issue Economic Impact Payments to Supplemental Security Income and Veterans Affairs Recipients
March 2020
Chairman Takano, Ranking Member Roe Applaud Swift Passage of Student Veteran Coronavirus Act of 2020
Chairman Takano on COVID-19 Relief Legislation: “This funding will save veterans’ lives.”
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