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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:

Jul 18, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on the Senate passage of H.R. 1627, the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012:

Jul 18, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs held an oversight hearing entitled, “Invisible Wounds: Examining the Disability Compensation Benefits Process for Victims of Military Sexual Trauma.” The hearing focused on urging the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide consistent review of military sexual assault claims and appro

Jul 11, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs advanced three bills to the full House for consideration. The Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012, as amended (H.R. 4057), the Military Family Home Protection Act, as amended (H.R. 5747), and the Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2012, as amended (H.R.

Jul 9, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the House of Representatives affirmed its ongoing commitment to America’s veterans by overwhelmingly passing the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2012 (H.R. 4114).

Jun 29, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—This week, the four Subcommittees of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held markups on pending legislation. In total, 13 bills were favorably forwarded to the Full Committee.

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