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Bost Statement on Committee Passage of 13 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 13 bills to be considered on the House Floor: “The 13 bills the Committee passed today will help servicemembers, veterans, and military families across the country. I was proud to support most of these proposals, including…

Bost Applauds House Passage of Bipartisan Veterans’ Bills, Including His VA Home Loan Improvement Bill

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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 five bipartisan veterans’ bills: “The five bills the House passed today will improve the Veterans Benefit Administration to ensure that disabled veterans, student veterans, and their families and survivors get their earned benefits…

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’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…

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 Member Bost Applauds House Passage of 19 Bipartisan Veterans’ Bills This Week

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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 19 veterans’ bills ahead of Memorial Day: “I’m so glad that we were able to continue the bipartisan tradition of passing good bills to better serve veterans and their families, caregivers, and survivors before recognizing our fallen…

Ranking Member Bost, Sen. Sullivan Lead Effort to Modernize VA Home Loan Program

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), a Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statements after they introduced H.R. 7735, the Improving Access to the VA Home Loan Act of 2022, a bill to enhance VA’s home loan program by streamlining the home buying process…

Ranking Member Bost Applauds Committee’s Passage of 17 Proposals, Calls for Consideration of Bills to Help Toxic-Exposed Veterans Immediately

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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 17 bills with strong bipartisan support to be considered on the House Floor: “I am thrilled that we passed 17 bills, including 6 Republican-led bills, out of the VA Committee today. These proposals would improve the delivery of…

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…

House, Senate Veterans’ Affairs Leaders Statements on Annual Veterans Homelessness Data

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House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee leaders Ranking Member Mike Bost (R-Ill.), Chairman Mark Takano (D-Calif.), and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Chairman Jon Tester (D-Mont.), issued statements today following an annual report from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on veterans homelessness data since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each…

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