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Aug 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after the House of Representatives in a pro forma session passed H.R.

Aug 11, 2017 Press Release

DULUTH, MN – Today, House Committee on Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN.), alongside Representative Rick Nolan (D-MN), released the following statement after the two Representatives hosted a roundtable at the Duluth Law Enforcement Center in Duluth, Minnesota where they heard from rural veterans, veterans’ advocates, and regional healthcare providers about the unique challenges fa

Aug 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-Minn.) released the following statement after the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) ordered a stay of Department of Veterans Affairs’ removal of the former Director of the Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center:

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn) and Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-Minn.) released the following statement on their bipartisan agreement to extend Choice funding for six months, authorize 28 major medical facility leases and enhance the recruitment, retention and training of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) workforce:

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Today, House Committee on Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after legislation to temporarily extend funding for the VA Choice program failed to pass out of the House of Representatives.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, a bill to improve and extend G.I. Bill benefits granted to veterans, their surviving spouses and dependents.

Jul 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after the Committee met in open session to examine the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, a bill that will improve and extend G.I. Bill benefits granted to veterans, their surviving spouses and dependents.

Jul 17, 2017 Press Release

Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-Minn.) introduced the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, named for the principal architect of the original GI Bill, to improve and extend GI Bill benefits granted to veterans, their surviving spouses and dependents.

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Today, House Committee on Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed into law the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act.

Jun 15, 2017 Press Release

(U.S. Senate) –U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and U.S. Representatives Tim Walz (D-Minn.) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) today released a report detailing the impact of President Trump’s budget on America’s veterans.

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