House Veterans Affairs Committee

Latest stories

3d
Daily Press
Veteran groups uniting to oppose privatized care, defend VAcosts and bureaucracy. CVA has influential backers among Republicans, including
Veteran groups uniting to oppose privatized care, defend VA
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
costs and bureaucracy. CVA has influential backers among Republicans, including Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, who has invited CVA representatives to testify alongside veteran service... Read more
5d
Northwest Florida Daily News
TOM PHILPOTT: Vet groups uniting to defend VA oppose privatized careand bureaucracy. CVA has influential backers among Republicans, including Rep.
TOM PHILPOTT: Vet groups uniting to defend VA oppose privatized care
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
and bureaucracy. CVA has influential backers among Republicans, including Rep. Jeff Miller of Florida, chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, who has invited CVA representatives to testify alongside veteran service... Read more
9d
Air Force Times
Christian group opposes fertility coverage for injured veterans at VAyears.” As an alternative, the organization voiced support for a bill offered
Christian group opposes fertility coverage for injured veterans at VA
Air Force Times / Posted 9 days ago
years.” As an alternative, the organization voiced support for a bill offered by Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, that would provide $20,000 in two separate payments for injured troops to use for any need,... Read more
9d
Air Force Times
VA leaders defend decision to dump fast-track firing rules as responsibleVeterans Affairs officials insist their decision to dump fast-track firing powe
VA leaders defend decision to dump fast-track firing rules as responsible
Air Force Times / Posted 9 days ago
Veterans Affairs officials insist their decision to dump fast-track firing powers over concerns about their constitutionality won’t hurt department accountability, but critics see it as a major misstep. Last week, VA leaders informed Congress they... Read more
12d
Air Force Times
Research provides clues to effective treatments for Gulf War illnessand memory problems. Dr. James Baraniuk, an associate professor at Georgetown
Research provides clues to effective treatments for Gulf War illness
Air Force Times / Posted 12 days ago
and memory problems. Dr. James Baraniuk, an associate professor at Georgetown University who conducts imaging research on veterans with Gulf War illnesses, said his work and other studies are zeroing in on biological evidence, or biomarkers, in... Read more
13d
The Clarion-Ledger
Bill Minor: Population dictates state's powerfriend in Congress that veterans ever had. Himself a World War II veteran, the
Bill Minor: Population dictates state's power
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
friend in Congress that veterans ever had. Himself a World War II veteran, the former Meridian insurance agent made the House Veterans Affairs Committee his major political base. He often turned down supporters who urged him to run for the... Read more
15d
The Arizona Republic
Giffords says ‘common sense’ gun laws needed for vetson the veterans group from the National Rifle Association was not immediately r
Giffords says ‘common sense’ gun laws needed for vets
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 days ago
on the veterans group from the National Rifle Association was not immediately returned Friday. But a staffer with the House Veterans Affairs Committee said the chairman there, Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Florida, would oppose any stricter gun-control... Read more
21d
The Hill
Phoenix VA office fires top three officialsThe Phoenix Veterans’ Affairs Health Care System has fired three senior officia
Phoenix VA office fires top three officials
The Hill / Posted 21 days ago
The Phoenix Veterans’ Affairs Health Care System has fired three senior officials after national outrage over veterans’ wait times there, according to a new report. Associate Director Lance Robinson, Chief of Health Administration Service Brad Curry... Read more
22d
Daily Press
No results yet for new VA health center, despite movement in Congresswhat lawmakers want. The solution that fizzled in the House was put forward by
No results yet for new VA health center, despite movement in Congress
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
what lawmakers want. The solution that fizzled in the House was put forward by Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee. It would have funded the projects by "rounding down" annual cost-of-living-adjustments for... Read more
22d
The Hill
The Hill's 12:30 Reportwill discuss the Environmental Protection Agency's "unfunded mandates." http://
The Hill's 12:30 Report
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
will discuss the Environmental Protection Agency's "unfunded mandates." http://1.usa.gov/1WzwrV1 4:15 p.m. EDT: The House Veterans Affairs Committee will look into the VA and its academic affiliations. http://1.usa.gov/1t75xYK 9 p.m. EDT:... Read more
26d
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Government Watchdog Identifies Causes Of VA Budget Gapof Veterans Affairs last year. The U.S. Government Accountability Office launc
Government Watchdog Identifies Causes Of VA Budget Gap
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 26 days ago
of Veterans Affairs last year. The U.S. Government Accountability Office launched the investigation at the request of the House Veterans Affairs Committee in an effort to confirm the facts behind the shortfall. Randall Williamson, a spokesman... Read more
26d
Breitbart
Hillary Clinton Threatens War with Iran, ‘They’ll Be Celebrating in the Kremlin’ if Trump Winsthe 50 who died who were awaiting care” at the Phoenix VA medical center, McCai
Hillary Clinton Threatens War with Iran, ‘They’ll Be Celebrating in the Kremlin’ if Trump Wins
Breitbart / Posted 26 days ago
the 50 who died who were awaiting care” at the Phoenix VA medical center, McCain said. “Give me a break,” McCain added. House Veterans Affairs Committee chairman Rep. Jeff Miller added that “She’s unaware of many of the issues…VA’s problems... Read more
27d
Colorado Springs Independent
Lamborn votes against vets' access to medical marijuanatake charge of my own health care. ... All [Lamborn] does is point fingers at O
Lamborn votes against vets' access to medical marijuana
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 27 days ago
take charge of my own health care. ... All [Lamborn] does is point fingers at Obama. And it's like, 'Dude, you sit on the House Veterans Affairs Committee. What have you been doing?'" Martinez's primary opponent, Misty Plowright, is also a red... Read more
27d
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Justice Department agrees with fired official’s contentionis narrow" and the Justice Department "will continue to defend the vast bulk of
Justice Department agrees with fired official’s contention
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
is narrow" and the Justice Department "will continue to defend the vast bulk of the statute," Lynch wrote this week to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. Helman is serving two years' probation for failing to disclose more than... Read more
48 related stories
27d
Air Force Times
Justice Deptartment backs fired VA official in legal challengeThe Justice Department is siding with a legal argument by a fired Veterans Affa
Justice Deptartment backs fired VA official in legal challenge
Air Force Times / Posted 27 days ago
The Justice Department is siding with a legal argument by a fired Veterans Affairs Department official at the center of a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and secret lists covering up the delays. Sharon... Read more
48 related stories
27d
Newsmax
Justice Dept. Backs Fired VA Official in Legal ChallengeThe Justice Department is siding with a legal argument by a fired Department of
Justice Dept. Backs Fired VA Official in Legal Challenge
Newsmax / Posted 27 days ago
The Justice Department is siding with a legal argument by a fired Department of Veterans Affairs official at the center of a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and secret lists covering up the delays. Sharon... Read more
48 related stories
27d
WXIA-TV Atlanta
94 year old legislator aims tois the oldest state legislator in America, according to the National Council of
94 year old legislator aims to
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 27 days ago
is the oldest state legislator in America, according to the National Council of State Legislatures. He is chairman of the House Veterans Affairs committee, a World War II veteran, and began his career at the state capitol at age 71. Here's an... Read more
27d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Justice Dept. backs fired VA official in legal challengeWASHINGTON (AP) ��������� The Justice Department is siding with a legal argumen
Justice Dept. backs fired VA official in legal challenge
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 27 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) ��������� The Justice Department is siding with a legal argument by a fired Department of Veterans Affairs official at the center of a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and secret lists covering... Read more
48 related stories
28d
13 WMAZ Macon
At 94, America's oldest state legislator fights for re-election in Georgianobody in the legislature in better health than I am," Yates said at his home W
At 94, America's oldest state legislator fights for re-election in Georgia
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 28 days ago
nobody in the legislature in better health than I am," Yates said at his home Wednesday. Yates is chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, a World War II veteran and he says, a health enthusiast to whom his age, 94, is merely a... Read more
28d
KCEN-TV
Invisible Wounds: A report on the VA and vets with traumatic brain injuries11 began investigating, the VA notified Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) about the T
Invisible Wounds: A report on the VA and vets with traumatic brain injuries
KCEN-TV / Posted 28 days ago
11 began investigating, the VA notified Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) about the TBI exam problem. Rep. Walz, who sits on the House Veterans Affairs Committee, says he was told more than 300 Minnesota veterans received initial TBI examinations by... Read more
5 related stories
28d
WXIA-TV Atlanta
America's oldest legislator fights for re-election in Georgianobody in the legislature in better health than I am," Yates said at his home W
America's oldest legislator fights for re-election in Georgia
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 28 days ago
nobody in the legislature in better health than I am," Yates said at his home Wednesday. Yates is chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, a World War II veteran and he says, a health enthusiast to whom his age, 94, is merely a... Read more
1m
The Buffalo News
As veterans are honored, VA strives to serve betterCollins, R-Clarence, to call for the firing of the VA’s medical director in Buf
As veterans are honored, VA strives to serve better
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
Collins, R-Clarence, to call for the firing of the VA’s medical director in Buffalo and to say he would request that the House Veterans Affairs Committee hold hearings on the suicide hotline failures. But to those who worry about the future of... Read more
m
The Topeka Capital-Journal
VA addressing enrollment backlog; more than half of applications denieddelivered doesn’t matter. “The VA says they are fixing things, but all evidenc
VA addressing enrollment backlog; more than half of applications denied
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
delivered doesn’t matter. “The VA says they are fixing things, but all evidence points to the contrary. As a member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, I cannot trust what the VA is telling me is true.” The VERP team consists of two members,... Read more

People in this news