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Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after four bills to boost veteran employment, honor our nation’s heroes and improve veterans’ experience with VA’s claims process passed the House of Representatives with broad, bipartisan support:
Feb 8, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Yesterday, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe, M.D., held a hearing to examine the major Information Technology (IT) modernization projects and programs underway at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Jan 26, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairmen Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting the Trump administration provide the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs with additional guidance related to the federal hiring freeze announced on January 23, 2017.
Jan 12, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 226-6340
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) announced the leadership for the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs for the 115th Congress.
Jan 11, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after seven new Republican members were chosen to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
Jan 11, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after President-elect Trump nominated Dr. David J. Shulkin to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:
Jan 9, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after Rep. Tim Walz was elected Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs:
Jan 3, 2017 Press Release
For more information, contact: Tiffany Haverly, (202) 225-3527
Today, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after two bills – the Biological Implant Tracking and Veterans Safety Act and the Ensuring VA Employee Accountability Act – to bring accountability to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) passed the House with broad, bipartisan support:
Dec 21, 2016 Press Release
For more information, contact: Curt Cashour, (202) 225-3527
After VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson asked House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller to repeal cuts to VA employee bonuses used to fund opioid-addiction treatment programs for veterans included in the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016, Miller rebutted Gibson in a letter and released the below statement.
Dec 7, 2016 Press Release
For more information, contact: Curt Cashour, (202) 225-3527
Today the House passed two veterans-related bills:

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