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Aug 24, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs released the following breakdown of taxpayer expenditures to host a VA HR conference in Orlando, Florida, last year:

Aug 22, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, along with Rep. Bob Filner, Ranking Member of the Committee, released a letter sent August 16, 2012, to Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, regarding VA conferences expenditures and the VA OIG conference investigation.

Aug 13, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Differences over timelines and planning continue to plague the construction of the new Orlando VA Medical Center.

Aug 13, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on the preliminary findings of a Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General investigation:

Aug 6, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on his bill, The Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012 (H.R. 1627), being signed into law:

Aug 2, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigations (O&I) and Economic Opportunity (EO) held a joint oversight hearing on the Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE).

Jul 31, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012 (H.R. 1627).

Jul 31, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, the Subcommittee on Health held an oversight hearing reviewing the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) ability to deliver prosthetic care to veterans. The hearing was a continuation of a similar hearing the Subcommittee held in May and a response to VA’s inadequate answers to post-hearing questions about reforms to the prosthetic procurement process.

Jul 25, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, at a joint hearing of the House Veterans’ Affairs and Armed Services Committees, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki, confirmed that under sequestration, VA would face cuts, possibly affecting the administration of veterans’ benefits and services, stating, “VA is exempt from sequestration except for administrative costs… I don’t have a defin

Jul 23, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. Buck McKeon, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement on the President’s announcement of TAP GPS at the 113th VFW Convention:

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