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Oct 16, 2015

Chairman Miller Statement on Resignation of VA Under Secretary for Benefits Allison Hickey

Following the resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs Under Secretary for Benefits Allison Hickey, Chairman Miller released the below statement.

Oct 15, 2015

Chairman Miller Statement on More VA Delays in Care

Following the release of a new Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General report documenting additional delays in medical care at the Phoenix VA Health Care System that may have contributed to patient harm, Chairman Miller released the below statement.

Sep 28, 2015

Chairman Miller Statement on Misuse of Relocation Program and Incentives

Today, Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement regarding the VA OIG report on inappropriate use of position and misuse of relocation program and incentives in VBA.

Sep 25, 2015

Chairman Miller Statement on the Future of Denver VA Hospital

Today, Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement regarding Senate passage of legislation to authorize completion of the Denver VA Medical Center.

Sep 18, 2015

Joint Statement on Independent Assessments of VA

Today, Chairman Jeff Miller (House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs) and Chairman Johnny Isakson (Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs) released the following joint statement on the Independent Assessments created under Section 201 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014.

Jul 29, 2015

House Passes Two Historic VA Reform Bills

Today, the House passed two pieces of VA reform legislation. The VA Accountability Act of 2015 passed with a vote of 256 – 170. The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 passed with a vote of 385 – 34. Chairman Miller released the following statement.

Jul 28, 2015

HVAC Lays Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery on Korean Armistice Anniversary

On Monday, 62 years after the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement on July 27, 1953, Chairman Jeff Miller and Ranking Member Corrine Brown led a bipartisan delegation from the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

Jul 21, 2015

VA Will Have the Resources Necessary to Meet the Needs of Veterans

Chairman Jeff Miller (House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs) and Chairman Charlie Dent (House Committee on Appropriations, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee) released the following joint statement on VA’s budget shortfall.

Jul 16, 2015

VA Accountability Act Moves to House Floor

Chairman Jeff Miller made an impassioned speech about VA’s ongoing lack of accountability and widespread mismanagement at the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs markup of H.R. 1994, the VA Accountability Act of 2015. The bill passed the committee yesterday 14 – 10.

Jul 14, 2015

Chairman Miller Statement on VA Pending Backlog

Today, Chairman Miller released the following statement regarding allegations that more than 238,000 veterans died awaiting VA care.

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