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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 heroes on Memor...

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 care and servi...

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 updated needs ana...

Ranking Member Bost Slams Democrats' Disregard for Afghanistan Crisis, Irresponsible Spending

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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’s markup of the Democrats’ partisan reconciliation package containing $18 billion dollars for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): “House Democrats’ blatant disregard for the crisis the Biden White House created in Afghanistan and the impact that ...

Bost Statement Following House Passage of 7 Bills to Improve Care, Benefits, and Services for 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 7 bills to continue to deliver on the promise we have made to our veterans. “I was proud to support all 7 veterans’ bills that passed the House today. They will continue our work to honor and care for all those who have served,” said Ranking Member...

Bost Delivers Opening Remarks at Oversight Hearing to Examine VA’s Infrastructure

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, at the start of the Committee’s oversight hearing to assess the Department of Veterans Affairs infrastructure: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Good afternoon and welcome to our witnesses today. We are here to discuss V.A.’s infrastructure challenges. For ...

Bost Statement Following House Passage of 9 Bipartisan Veterans’ 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 House passed nine bills for our nation’s veterans. “The bills that we passed today would touch nearly every aspect of VA. Together, they would protect veterans and employees, increase transparency and accountability, and support veterans who are homeless, in sc...

Ranking Member Bost’s VA Transparency & Trust Act Passes the House with Bipartisan Support

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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 his bill, H.R. 2911, the VA Transparency & Trust Act of 2021. This key legislation will ensure full and total accountability regarding the billions of dollars in COVID emergency relief funding given to the Department of Veterans Affairs throughout ...

Ranking Member Bost's Statement on Sending 25 Bipartisan Veterans’ Bills to the House Floor

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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 favorably forwarded 25 bills to benefit our nation’s veterans to the House Floor. “I am proud of our Committee’s work to find common ground and pass over two dozen bipartisan bills today. These bills would support veterans, bolster VA’s supply chain, ...

Committee Leaders Introduce Bill to Ensure Full Transparency on VA COVID Emergency Funds

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Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.) and Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), the Ranking Member and Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kans.) and Senator Jon Tester (D-Mont.), the Ranking Member and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statements after they introduced the VA Transparency & Trust Act of 2021. This vital bill ...

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