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Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Mark Takano (D-Cali.) and Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, respectively, issued a joint bipartisan statement following yesterday’s roundtable on veteran suicide prevention:

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) delivered opening remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organization at the Joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing.  Organizations testifying included: AMVETS, PVA, VVA, IAVA, SVA, AXPOW, and WWP.

Mar 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) gave opening remarks before the Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States at the Joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing.  Below is a link to the

Mar 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s new Executive Order on the "National Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End Veteran Suicide." Statement from the Chairman below:

Mar 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) launched an investigation into the anonymous internet actors impersonating Veterans Service Organizations in an effort to scam servicemembers, their families, and the American public. Statement from the Chairman below:

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) delivered opening remarks before the first Full Committee Hearing entitled “VA2030: A Vision for the Future of the VA”.

Feb 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) delivered opening remarks before the Legislative Presentation of the American Legion at the Joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing.

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) released the following letter in response to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ failure to meet the February 22, 2019 deadline and provide documents regarding the Committee’s investigation into the potential undue influence of the Mar-a-Lago “three” on VA:

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) gave opening remarks before the Legislative Presentation of the Disabled American Veterans at the Joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing.

Feb 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano released the following letter addressed to Secretary Wilkie demanding information on VA travel expenses after reporting indicating that $13,000 was spent on six trips for a “senior advisor” to commute from his home in California to his presumed duty station in the Office of the Secretary in Washin

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