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Bipartisan House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Members to Address Veteran Suicide Prevention

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Washington, April 26, 2019 | Molly Jenkins (202-225-3527) | comments

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.

WHO:

Speaker Nancy Pelosi

House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney 

Chairman Mark Takano 

Ranking Member Dr. Phil Roe

Congresswoman Julia Brownley

Vice Ranking Member Amata Radewagen

Congressman Chris Pappas

Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Congresswoman Susie Lee

Congressman Mike Bost

Congressman Gil Cisneros

Congressman Daniel Meuser

Congressman Max Rose

Congressman Chip Roy

Congresswoman Lauren Underwood
 
Congressman Anthony Brinisi

Congressman Colin Allred

Congressman Joe Cunningham

Additional Members TBD & Subject to Change

WHAT: Bipartisan Committee members hold press conference to highlight the national suicide crisis and its impact on veterans.

 WHEN5:00pm 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.

Background:

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.

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