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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.

May 21, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bipartisan veterans bills: H.R. 570, the American Heroes COLA Act and H.R. 1412, the Improving Job Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2013.

May 8, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chairman Jeff Miller (FL-01) will introduce an amendment to the GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act of 2013 that would put a five year moratorium on performance bonuses for Department of Veterans Affairs senior executives.

May 2, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chairman Jeff Miller (FL-01) and American Legion National Commander James Koutz made the following statements in response to Department of Veterans Affairs VISN 4 Director Michael Moreland’s $62,895 bonus in the wake of

Apr 19, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) awarded its House Staffer of the Year Award to House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Staff Director Mike Brinck. VVA recognized Brinck, along with two other Capitol Hill staff members for their “untiring efforts on behalf of America’s veterans and their families.”

Apr 19, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chairman Jeff Miller (FL-01) made the following statement regarding the new Department of Veterans Affairs initiative to expedite compensation claims decisions for veterans who have waited one year or longer.

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