Bipartisan House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Members to Address Veteran Suicide Prevention
On Monday, April 29, 2019 at 5:00pm EST the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (D-Cali.) and Ranking Member Dr. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) will hold a press conference ahead of the first hearing on veteran suicide scheduled for Monday, April 29th at 7:00 pm EST to discuss what steps Congress can take to prevent veteran suicide.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Ranking Member Dr. Phil Roe
Congresswoman Julia Brownley
Congressman Chris Pappas
Congressman Gil Cisneros
Congressman Max Rose
Congresswoman Lauren Underwood
Congressman Colin Allred
Additional Members TBD & Subject to Change
WHAT: Bipartisan Committee members hold press conference to highlight the national suicide crisis and its impact on veterans.
WHEN: 5:00pm EST, Monday, April 29, 2019
WHERE: House Triangle on the Capitol’s East Front, Washington, D.C. 20515
Note: The press conference will be live streamed on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Facebook page.
Given the most recent news of 3 veteran suicides at VA facilities in just 5 days, Chairman Takano and Ranking Member Roe have made responding to the national suicide crisis and its impact on veterans their number one priority this Congress.