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Aug 29, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Chairman Jeff Miller launched VA Accountability Watch, a new web component of Veterans.House.Gov designed to highlight the Department of Veterans Affairs’ growing pattern of rewarding failure. View the page here.

Aug 9, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of President Obama’s speech tomorrow to the Disabled American Veterans National Convention in Orlando, Fla., Chairman Miller released the following statement.

Aug 5, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— On Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. ET at the Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a field hearing to examine the Department of Veterans Affairs’ approach to stopping preventable patient deaths and lapses in care at VA medical centers around the country.

Jul 11, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On May 21, 2013, Chairman Jeff Miller wrote President Obama to request his assistance in addressing a rash of suicides, deaths and other serious patient-care issues at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers across the country.

Jul 9, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Chairman Jeff Miller and Ranking Member Mike Michaud launched Trials in Transparency, a new web component of Veterans.House.Gov designed to highlight one of the committee’s top oversight challenges: getting timely information from Department of Veterans Affairs officials.

Jun 20, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller made the following statement regarding the Department of Veterans Affairs two-year-old claims initiative: 

Jun 14, 2013 Press Release

HVAC Announces New Efforts to Secure Vets’ Personal Info

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Participants:
Chairman Jeff Miller (R-FL)
Ranking Member Mike Michaud (D-ME)
Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO)
Representative Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ)

Chairman Jeff Miller:

Jun 4, 2013 Press Release

Bill aims to spur reform of VA claims process for veteran sexual-assault victims

 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 671, the Ruth Moore Act, by a voice vote.

Jun 3, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller made the following statement regarding today’s veterans-related mental health announcements from the White House and the Department of Veterans Affairs: 

May 23, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chairman Jeff Miller (FL-01) and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) introduced legislation that would establish an independent task force or commission to analyze VA’s disability benefits claims processing system. The task force would be charged with examining the root causes of VA’s backlog and providing solutions for ending it by 2015.

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