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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.

May 30, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations (O&I) held an oversight hearing entitled, “Purchasing Perspective: VA’s Prosthetics Paradox.” VA’s prosthetic acquisition process has been under the Subcommittee’s microscope for more than a year.

May 16, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Subcommittee on Health held a hearing to examine VA’s current capabilities to provide state-of-the-art care to veterans with amputations.

May 15, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program:

May 8, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs called upon VA to explain how mental health services have devolved into a lack of accessibility and care for veterans in need as exposed in an April VAOIG Report.

May 8, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement after the Sequester Replacement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4966) was favorably reported to the Full House for consideration yesterday:

Apr 27, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs favorably reported five pieces of legislation with bipartisan support (H.R. 4072, as amended; H.R. 4114; H.R. 4201; H.R. 4482; and H.R. 3670) for full House consideration.

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