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Sep 21, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement in recognition of National POW/MIA Recognition Day:

Sep 20, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity held an oversight hearing entitled, “Examining the Re-Design of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP).” TAP has been a primary focus of the Committee’s efforts this Congress to lower the veteran unemployment rate.

Sep 20, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs questioned officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on vital programs including the perennially growing disability claims backlog, mental health care, and oversight and stewardship of VA funding over the past two years.

Sep 19, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the House of Representatives passed two veterans bills to ensure vital VA programs don’t expire at the end of the fiscal year and to protect veterans from fraud within VA. The VA Major Construction Authorization and Expiring Authorities Extension Act of 2012 (H.R. 6375, as amended) and the Veterans Fiduciary Reform and Honoring Noble Service Act (H.R.

Sep 14, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Subcommittee on Health held a hearing entitled, “VA Fee Basis Care: Examining Solutions to a Flawed System.” The hearing was in response to findings that the current fee-basis system is having an adverse effect on those it was originally intended to help.

Sep 14, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement regarding the Administration’s exemption of all VA accounts from sequestration in 2013:

Sep 13, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement congratulating the veterans of the Paralympics team who represented the United States at the 2012 London Games:

Sep 11, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, on the 11th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, the House of Representatives reaffirmed its promises to America’s veterans by overwhelmingly passing bipartisan legislation to improve benefits and services through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). 

Aug 31, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on President Obama’s Executive Order, Improve Access to Mental Health Services for Veterans, Service Members, and Military Families:

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