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.
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.
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.
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:
HVAC Announces New Efforts to Secure Vets’ Personal Info
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Chairman Jeff Miller (R-FL)
Ranking Member Mike Michaud (D-ME)
Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO)
Representative Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ)
Chairman Jeff Miller:
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.