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Ranking Members Bost, Granger, Smith Slam Biden Administration Over Decision to Offer Abortions Through VA

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and Rep. Jason Smith (R-Mo.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Budget, released the following statements after sending a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis…

Ranking Member Bost Joins Rep. Roy, 74 Colleagues in Urging Interior Secretary Haaland to Resume Police Escorts for Veteran Honor Flights

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. Chip Roy (R-Tex.), released the following statements after joining 74 of their colleagues in sending a letter to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland requesting that the Department of the Interior resume providing the Honor Flight Network with the National Park Service’s United States Park…

Ranking Members Bost and Luetkemeyer Release Joint Statement on Supporting Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

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Today, Ranking Member on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Mike Bost (R-IL) and Ranking Member on the House Committee on Small Business Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) issued the following joint statement after sending a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office regarding access to capital for veteran entrepreneurs: “Veterans have served our nation honorably on the battlefield…

Ranking Member Bost Joins 112 Colleagues in Requesting Briefing on NPRC’s Plan to Fully Reopen, Eliminate Veteran Request Backlog

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Rep. Cliff Bentz (R-Oreg.), and Rep. Fred Keller (R-Pa.), released the following statements after joining over one hundred of their colleagues in sending a letter to the Director of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) calling for the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)…

House, Senate Veterans’ Affairs Leaders Join Forces to Bolster VA’s Medical Supply Chain, Make Responsible Use of Taxpayer Dollars

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Today, House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee leaders Ranking Member Mike Bost (R-Ill.), Chairman Mark Takano (D-Calif.), Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), and Chairman Jon Tester (D-Mont.), are pushing to increase the resiliency of Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) medical supply chain and make responsible use of taxpayer dollars. “We write to urge you to initiate an…

Ranking Member Bost Joins Dr. Murphy, Colleagues in Calling for Veteran Mental Health Hearing Following Afghanistan Withdrawal

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. Greg Murphy (R-N.C.), led a letter to Chairman Takano urging him to bring the Committee back to Washington, D.C. immediately to conduct a full committee hearing on veteran mental health following the events in Afghanistan. Additional co-signers of the letter include: Rep. Jack…

Bost, Tester Urge VA to Improve Travel Reimbursement Program for Veterans

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Today, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Ranking Member Mike Bost (R-Ill.) and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Jon Tester (D-Mont.) are urging the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make critical improvements to its travel reimbursement program for the nation’s veterans. “We write today to formally express our ongoing concerns regarding the roll out of the Department…

Bost, Rosendale, 135 House Republicans Urge VA Secretary, Biden Administration to Continue to Uphold Pro-Life Principles at VA

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meek (R-Iowa), Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), and more than 130 Members of Congress, sent a letter to VA Secretary Denis McDonough, urging the Secretary to maintain the current…

Ranking Member Bost Joins Bipartisan Letter Urging Defense Department to Assist National Archives with Addressing Backlog of Veterans’ Records

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Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Mike Bost and Chairman Mark Takano; Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney and Ranking Member Rep. James Comer; Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Gerry Connolly and Ranking Member Rep. Jody Hice; and National Security Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Stephen F. Lynch and Ranking Member Rep.…

Republican Leaders Demand Action on Massive Delays in Sending Records to Veterans and their Families

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight & Reform, released the following statements after they joined a group of Republican lawmakers in writing to the Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero, regarding the massive delays veterans and…

117th Congress Letters

Second Session
4/22/2022: RM Bost Letter to SecVA re FY 2023 Budget Request
4/8/2022: TM RM Rosendale Letter to DepSec and Cerner re EHRM and Pharmacy Issue

3/16/2022: RM Bost, TM RM Rosendale Letter to DepSec re EHRM Rollout
2/1/2022: RM Bost, TM RM Rosendale Letter to DepSec re EHRM Implementation
1/24/2022: House Republicans Letter to NARA re NPRC Reopening
1/21/2022: RM Bost, TM RM Rosendale Letter to DepSec re EHRM Plan

First Session
12/7/2021: HVAC, SVAC Letter to SecVA re VHA Regional Readiness Centers
9/8/2021: RM Bost Letter to Chairman Takano re Hearing Request on Afghanistan Withdrawal Impacts
8/31/2021: HVAC GOP Letter to Chairman Takano re Hearing Request on Veterans' Mental Health Following Afghanistan Withdrawal
7/22/2021: RM Bost, Chairman Tester Letter to SecVA re VA Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System
7/15/2021: House Republicans Letter to SecVA re Gender Transition Surgeries at VA
6/15/2021: House Republicans Letter to SecVA re Prohibiting the Use of Taxpayer Dollars for Abortions at VA
5/20/2021: HVAC, OGR Letter to SecDef re NPRC Veterans' Records Request Backlog
5/19/2021: RM Bost Letter to SecVA re Department Views and Estimates on Toxic Exposure Legislation
5/6/2021: RM Bost, OGR RM Comer Letter to NARA re NPRC Veterans' Records Request Backlog
4/6/2021: RM Bost, Leader McCarthy Letter to CA Public Utilities Commission re Net Neutrality Impact on Telehealth for Veterans

4/5/2021: House Republicans Letter to President Biden and NARA re NPRC Reopening Request
3/30/2021: RM Bost, RM Moran Letter to SecVA re California Net Neutrality Impact on Veterans
3/29/2021: HVAC Letter to SecVA re Support Survivors of MST
2/5/2021: RM Bost Letter to Chairman Takano re $17B for VA Budget Reconciliation Proposal
2/4/2021: RM Bost Letter to Acting SecTran re COVID Funding for VA
 
2/2/2021: RM Bost Letter to SecDef re National Guard at Southern Border
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