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  • ICYMI: The MISSION Act is Working
    Posted in Media Advisories on September 30, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Ranking Member Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement praising the implementation of the MISSION Act following a Subcommittee on Health oversight hearing and the release of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States’ (VFW’s) nationwide "Our Care" survey last week: “Successful rollouts of new government programs are never easy. However, as a bipartisan group of lawmakers recognized during a Committee hearing last week, VA has done a tremendous job putting the MISS... Read more

  • Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Improve GI Bill Work Study Program for Veterans and Dependents
    Posted in Media Advisories on June 27, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Opportunity, Full Committee

    Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), the Ranking Member of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), and Rep. Susie Lee (D-Nev.), the Chairwoman of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, introduced H.R. 3535, the GI Bill Work Study Improvement Act of 2019. The bill would improve the timeliness of payments to veterans and other students through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) work-study program. “For years, the GI Bill work-stud... Read more

  • Chairman Takano, Ranking Member Dr. Roe Champion Bipartisan Effort To Extend Benefits to Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Before Vote On House Floor
    Posted in Media Advisories on May 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

    On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 6:00 pm EST the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (D-Cali.) and Ranking Member Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) will hold a press conference with Committee Members and Veteran Service Organizations (VSO) to champion H.R. 299, the bipartisan Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, which is scheduled for a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives later that evening. WHO: Chairman Mark Takano (D-Cali.) Ranking Member Dr. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) Rep. El... Read more

  • Bipartisan House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Members to Address Veteran Suicide Prevention
    Posted in Media Advisories on April 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Full Committee

    On Monday, April 29, 2019 at 5:00pm EST the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (D-Cali.) and Ranking Member Dr. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) will hold a press conference ahead of the first hearing on veteran suicide scheduled for Monday, April 29th at 7:00 pm EST to discuss what steps Congress can take to prevent veteran suicide. WHO: Speaker Nancy Pelosi House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney Chairman Mark Takano Ranking Member Dr. Phil Roe Congresswoman Julia Brownley V... Read more

  • Isakson, Takano, Tester, Roe Announce Veterans Service Organizations Hearings
    Posted in Media Advisories on February 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Full Committee

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Jon Tester, D-Mont., chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and U.S. Representatives Mark Takano, D-Calif., and Phil Roe, R-Tenn., M.D., chairman and ranking member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today announced a series of joint hearings with Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) to consider their respective legislative priorities for this year. The first hearing will take place on Tuesd... Read more

  • UPDATED HVAC Schedule December 17 - December 21
    Posted in Media Advisories on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for December 17 - December 21. Please note that Thursday's hearing has been postponed. The following events are open to the press: WHO:House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs WHAT:“Tracking Transformation: VA MISSION Act Implementation.” WHEN:2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 19, 2018 WHERE:HVC-210 - Capitol Visitors Center, House Side, Second Floor, Room 210 and streami... Read more

  • UPDATED Chairman Roe, Committee Members, VSOs to Hold Press Conference on H.R. 299
    Posted in Media Advisories on December 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, Economic Opportunity, Full Committee

    Washington, D.C.- Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) announced he will hold a press conference on H.R. 299, The Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Act. This legislation unanimously passed the House in June and would help Blue Water Vietnam Navy Veterans. The location of the below event has been changed. The following event is open to the press: WHO: House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Members, Veteran Service Organization Members WHAT: Press Conference on H.R. 299, Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Ac... Read more

  • ADVISORY: HVAC Schedule December 10 - December 14
    Posted in Media Advisories on December 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, Full Committee

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for December 10 - December 14. The following event is open to the press: WHO: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs WHAT: “Is VA Ready for Full Implementation of Appeals Reform?” WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 12, 2018 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here. Background: During this hearing, the full committee will examine the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) readiness to fully ... Read more

  • UPDATED HVAC Schedule December 4 - December 7
    Posted in Media Advisories on December 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, Health, Oversight and Investigations, Full Committee

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for December 4 - December 7. Please note that all hearings scheduled for this week are postponed. The following events are open to the press: The below event is postponed: WHO: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs WHAT: “Is VA Ready for Full Implementation of Appeals Reform?” WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 5, 2018 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here. Background: During this hea... Read more

  • HVAC Schedule November 26 - November 30
    Posted in Media Advisories on November 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for November 26 - November 30. The following event is open to the press: WHO: Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs WHAT: "VA’s Development and Implementation of Policy Initiatives" WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, November 29, 2018 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here. Background: During this hearing the Subcommittee will discuss VA’s methods for developing and impleme... Read more

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