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MEDIA ADVISORY: Ranking Member Bost to Join Leader McCarthy, House GOP Members at Press Conference Tomorrow

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House Veterans Affairs' Committee Ranking Member Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.) will join House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Tex.), House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), and Republican members who have served in Afghanistan for a press conference tomorrow, Tuesday, August 24, after the...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Ranking Member Bost to Join Rep. Hudson, Whip Scalise, Veterans at Press Conference on ATF Stabilizing Brace Rule

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Next week, Ranking Member Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.) will join Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.), the House Republican Conference Secretary, Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), and military veterans at a press conference on Tuesday, July 27, at 5:00pm EST to discuss a new rule on pistol stabilizing braces proposed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives (ATF). The press conference wi...

ICYMI: The MISSION Act is Working

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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 lawm...

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Improve GI Bill Work Study Program for Veterans and Dependents

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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 t...

Chairman Takano, Ranking Member Dr. Roe Champion Bipartisan Effort To Extend Benefits to Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Before Vote On House Floor

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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 l...

Bipartisan House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Members to Address Veteran Suicide Prevention

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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 C...

Isakson, Takano, Tester, Roe Announce Veterans Service Organizations Hearings

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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 consid...

UPDATED HVAC Schedule December 17 - December 21

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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, Decem...

UPDATED Chairman Roe, Committee Members, VSOs to Hold Press Conference on H.R. 299

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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, Vet...

ADVISORY: HVAC Schedule December 10 - December 14

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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 h...

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