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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.

Apr 27, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on President Obama’s Executive Order, “We Can’t Wait:”

Apr 23, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on the Office of Management and Budget’s announcement that VA healthcare is exempt from sequestration:

Apr 19, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on VA’s announcement to hire additional mental health practitioners:

Apr 18, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a hearing entitled “From the Inside Out: A Look at Claims Representatives’ Role in the Disability Claims Process” to determine if veterans who receive competent representation fare better in VA’s disability claims process than those without, and if those with representation make the system more efficient.

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