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Ranking Member Bost Sheds Light on Harmful Stigma that Follows Veterans During Committee Hearing on Violent Extremism
October 13, 2021
This morning, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, at the start of today’s Committee hearing on violent domestic extremist groups and the recruitment of veterans: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. And, welcome to our witnesses. We are here today to discuss violent extremism among veterans. The important word there is “violent.” Something that seems extreme in Southern California might be commonplace ... More
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Bost Calls for Passage of Bill to Help Keep Veterans Safe Online Following Committee Hearing on Violent Extremism
October 13, 2021
Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Committee held a hearing to discuss violent extremist groups' recruitment of veterans: “The Chairman’s hearing today revealed exactly what we already knew – that violent extremism is a serious problem and that, anecdotally, very few veterans take part in it. Luckily, there are law enforcement institutions, Congressional committees, and others whose mission in... More
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Ranking Member Bost Joins Dr. Miller-Meeks in Introducing Bill to Help Incarcerated Veterans, Expand Reach of Veterans’ Justice Programs
October 8, 2021
Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa), released the following statements after they introduced the Veterans Justice Outreach Improvement Act, legislation which would require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to expand outreach about the Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) program to ensure that every veteran who could be eligible for VJO is aware of the program. “VA’s Veteran Justice Outreach p... More
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Bost Delivers Opening Remarks at Full Committee Hearing on Veteran Suicide Prevention
September 22, 2021
This morning, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, at the start of today’s Committee hearing on veteran suicide prevention and mental health initiatives at the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA): Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I appreciate the opportunity today to discuss the tragedy of veteran suicide and how to prevent it once and for all. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness mon... More
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Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairs Applaud Passage of Critical Disability Benefits Increase
September 20, 2021
Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Mike Bost (R-Ill.) and Chairman Mark Takano (D-Calif.) along with Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-Kans.) released the following statements after the House passed S. 189, the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2021, introduced by Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Ranking Member Troy Nehls and Chair Elaine Luria in the House.... More
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