Press Releases

February 2020
Chairman Takano on the Five Year Anniversary of the Clay Hunt SAV Act
President’s budget increases VA funding, but at what cost to our nation’s veterans?
Chairman Takano Welcomes Clinical Psychologist to Spearhead Committee Strategy on Reducing Veteran Suicide
Chairman Takano Statement on Dismissal of VA Deputy Secretary Byrne
January 2020
Chairman Takano: “We cannot tolerate any number of veteran suicides.”
Chairman Takano Introduces Legislation to Address Veteran Suicide, Provide Emergency Health Care to All Veterans
Chairman Takano Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Address Veteran Suicide in 2020
Chairman Takano Announces First 2020 Hearing to Address Veteran Suicide
Chairman Takano, Congresswoman Brownley Shame VA for Flippant Response to Sexual Assault Allegations
December 2019
House Passes Three Bipartisan Bills for Veterans
Chairman Takano: “VA is a leading provider of evidence-based treatment to survivors of MST”
Following Thanksgiving Trip to Afghanistan, Chairman Takano, Freshman Members Seek Solution for Veteran Contractors Serving Abroad
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”
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