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House Sends Ranking Member Bost’s GI Bill Reporting Fix to the President’s Desk, Honors the Service of Late Rep. Jackie Walorski

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed S. 4458, the Ensuring the Best Schools for Veterans Act of 2022, companion legislation to H.R. 8198, which Ranking Member Bost introduced in the House to codify and streamline reporting requirements for colleges and universities…

Ranking Member Bost Applauds PACT Act Being Signed into Law

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the President signed S. 3373, the SFC Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act of 2022 into law, comprehensive legislation to connect toxic-exposed veterans, and their survivors, with the healthcare and benefits they have earned. “For the past 20 months, we…

Ranking Member Bost's Statement on Senate Confirmation of VA Under Secretary for Health

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Dr. Shereef Elnahal to serve as the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Under Secretary for Health: “I am glad to see the Senate confirm Dr. Shereef Elnahal to serve as VA’s Under Secretary for Health. Dr. Elnahal’s position is a…

Ranking Member Bost Welcomes Rep. Connie Conway to VA Committee

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. Connie Conway (R-Calif.), released the following statements after Rep. Conway was selected to join the VA Committee: “California is home to the largest population of veterans and active-duty servicemembers, which is why I am so excited to welcome Rep. Conway to the VA Committee.…

Ranking Member Bost’s Statement on Committee Passage of Key Bills

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Committee reported 18 bills to be considered on the House Floor: “While I could not support all of the bills that were voted out of Committee this morning, I am proud of the bipartisan bills that we passed today. Together, they will help modernize…

Bost, Takano, Tester, Moran Statements on Watchdog Reports on VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization Program

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House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Ranking Member Mike Bost (R-Ill.), Chairman Mark Takano (D-Calif.), Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), issued the following statements on two reports released today from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) revealing serious issues with the…

Ranking Member Bost Votes For Bill to Support and Serve Toxic-Exposed Veterans

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed the House Amendment to S. 3373, the SFC Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act of 2022, comprehensive legislation to connect toxic-exposed veterans, and their survivors, with the healthcare and benefits they have earned. “For over 20…

House and Senate VA Committee Leaders Introduce Bill to Simplify G.I. Bill Reporting Requirements

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Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.) and Chairman Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), and Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Ranking Member Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kans.) released the following statements after introducing H.R. 8198 and S. 5548, the Ensuring the Best Schools for Veterans Act of 2022, legislation…

Ranking Members Bost, Moran Statement on Senators' Refusal to Move Forward with VA Asset and Infrastructure Review

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Today, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Ranking Member Mike Bost (R-Ill.) and Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) released the following statements regarding the process to confirm commissioners to the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission: "I am astonished by the announcement today that several Senators, including the Chairman of…

House Republicans Praise House Passage of Bipartisan Veterans’ Mental Health Care Bill

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Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Mike Bost (R-Ill.), Congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa), Congressman Greg Murphy (R-NC), and Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC), released the following statements after the House passed H.R. 6411, the Supporting the Resilience of Our Nation’s Great (STRONG) Veterans Act of 2022, bipartisan legislation to give the…

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