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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.

Mar 29, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) received testimony considering eight pieces of pending legislation: H.R. 4142, H.R. 4114, H.R. 2051, H.R. 2498, H.R. 2377, H.R. 2717, H.R. 4168, and H.R. 4213.

Mar 28, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) held a hearing to review the progress made by the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) in implementing the Integrated Disability Evaluation System, or IDES.

Mar 27, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs questioned VA officials regarding four major construction projects in Orlando, Florida, Las Vegas, Nevada, Denver, Colorado, and New Orleans, Louisiana, estimated to cost more than $3 billion, as well as to receive status updates on VA major medical facility leases, which collectively have start up cost

Mar 22, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today and yesterday, during joint hearings with members of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees, the Committees heard testimony from numerous veterans’ organizations on their legislative priorities for 2012.

Mar 9, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Yesterday, the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity received testimony considering ten pieces of legislation; H.R. 3329, H.R. 3483, H.R. 3610, H.R. 3670, H.R. 3524, H.R. 4048, H.R. 4051, H.R. 4052, H.R 4057, and H.R. 4072.

Mar 9, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) held an oversight hearing to examine the current state of our National Cemeteries. Testifying before the subcommittee were representatives from all of the agencies who have jurisdiction over veterans cemeteries.

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