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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…

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…

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…

Ranking Member Bost Announces Support for New PACT Act Following Senate Passage

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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 passed an amended version of H.R. 3967, the SFC Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act: “I applaud the Senate for passing a much improved, bipartisan version of the PACT Act today," said Ranking Member Bost. “The Senate bill is a better bill…

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 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…

ICYMI: Ranking Member Bost During Full Committee Hearing on VA Staffing: “In any organization, your people are your most precious resource.”

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Yesterday, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the Committee’s hearing to assess the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system staffing levels: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I appreciate the opportunity today to discuss the staffing and hiring challenges V.A.…

Ranking Member Bost’s Statement on VA’s Recommendations for the AIR Commission

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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 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced their recommendations for the VA medical facilities that should be modernized, realigned, or closed under the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Act: “For far too long, VA’s infrastructure has been…

Ranking Member Bost, Dr. Miller-Meeks Call on Congress to Deliver Real Results for Toxic-Exposed Veterans

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa), a Member of the Subcommittee on Health, released the following statements after the House voted on H.R. 3967, the PACT Act: “I regret that the House did not do right by post-9/11 veterans and pass the Health Care for Burn Pit Veterans Act today.…

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