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May 13, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Chairman Jeff Miller wrote President Obama to request that he establish a bipartisan commission on VA medical care access. Afterwards, he released the following statement:

May 5, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following the American Legion’s calls for VA leadership changes, Chairman Miller released the following statement:

May 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— After media reports that officials at the Phoenix VA Health Care System may have been intentionally destroying possible evidence related to the federal investigation of the Phoenix VA Health Care System as recently as April

May 1, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Chairman Miller wrote to Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki regarding the department’s delayed actions to preserve possible evidence related to allegations that veterans seeking care at the Phoenix VA Health Care System may have died while awaiting treatment and may have been placed on a secret waiting list.

Apr 24, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following media reports that 40 veterans seeking care at the Phoenix VA Health Care System died while awaiting treatment and may have been placed on a secret waiting list, Chairman Miller released the following statement:

Mar 24, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Chairman Jeff Miller launched VA Honesty Project, a new web component of Veterans.House.Gov designed to highlight the Department of Veterans Affairs’ lack of transparency with the press, and by extension the public. View the page here.

Feb 27, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller and Rep. Jackie Walorski introduced H.R. 4102, legislation that would make an award of VA benefits issued on or after the date of a veteran’s death payable to the veteran’s estate.

Feb 13, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders of some of America’s top veterans service organizations are acknowledging the widespread lack of accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs and voicing their support for the VA Management Accountability Act of 2014 after Chairman Jeff Miller and Sen.

Feb 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller will introduce the VA Management Accountability Act of 2014, legislation that would give VA Secretary Eric Shinseki and future VA secretaries complete authority to fire or demote VA Senior Executive Service or equivalent employees based on performance.

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