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Jun 21, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on an amendment to H.R. 1627, which reflects an agreement reached in conference by the Republican and Democratic leadership of the Veterans’ Affairs Committees in the House and Senate:

Jun 20, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (O&I) heard testimony considering four pieces of legislation: H.R. 2985, H.R. 3730, H.R. 4481, and H.R. 5948.

Jun 19, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held an oversight hearing entitled “Reclaiming the Process: Examining the VBA Claims Transformation Plan as a Means to Effectively Serve Our Veterans.” At the hearing, the Committee learned that VA has yet to completely implement a comprehensive transformation plan to provide veterans with a paperless disability

Jun 19, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Rep. Bill Johnson, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Rep. Phil Roe, issued the following statement on the introduction of the Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2012 (H.R. 5948):

Jun 15, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement regarding the construction of the new Orlando Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, which will serve approximately 300,000 veterans and is already two years behind schedule:

Jun 6, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held an oversight hearing entitled “Through the Looking Glass: Return to PPV.” In February 2012, the Committee held a hearing, which revealed as a the result of ongoing Committee investigations highlighting VA’s long-st

Jun 1, 2012 Press Release

“We’re providing not only for the future of our service men and women, but for America, too.”—President Ronald Reagan, June 1, 1987

Jun 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on the latest unemployment report:

“Once again, under President Obama’s economic recovery plan, unemployment rates are headed in the wrong direction—up, not down. In May, veteran unemployment rates have again spiked*.

May 31, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held an oversight hearing entitled “Reviewing the Implementation of Major Provisions of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.” The VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 is the signature veterans’ legislation of the 112th Congress.

May 30, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the House of Representatives reaffirmed its commitment to America’s veterans by passing H.R.

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