Joint Subcommittee Field Hearing: “Protecting Those Who Protect Us: Ensuring the Success of our Student Veterans”

This post was originally published on this siteOn Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, and the Committee on Education & Labor Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, will hold a joint field hearing entitled “Protecting Those Who Protect Us: Ensuring the Success of our Student Veterans.”   … Read moreJoint Subcommittee Field Hearing: “Protecting Those Who Protect Us: Ensuring the Success of our Student Veterans”

Chairman Takano: “This Is A National Crisis”

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) released the statement below following several concerning reports of veteran suicides in the past week: “My sincere condolences to the family and friends of the veteran who died by suicide last night outside the Austin … Read moreChairman Takano: “This Is A National Crisis”

Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Hearing on Pending Legislation

This post was originally published on this siteOn Tuesday, April 9, 2019, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity will hold a hearing on HR 95, HR 444, HR 1718, a discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements to the educational assistance programs of the Department of … Read moreSubcommittee on Economic Opportunity Hearing on Pending Legislation

Chairman Takano Delivers Opening Remarks before FY 2020 Budget Hearing

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) delivered opening remarks before the full committee oversight hearing entitled “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020.” Below is a link to the video of the Chairman’s opening statement and his … Read moreChairman Takano Delivers Opening Remarks before FY 2020 Budget Hearing

Full Committee Oversight Hearing: “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020”

This post was originally published on this siteOn Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs full committee will hold an oversight hearing entitled “ U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020.” The committee will meet at 2:00 p.m. in room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building. Watch the … Read moreFull Committee Oversight Hearing: “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020”

Full Committee Oversight Hearing: “MISSION Critical: Assessing the Technology to Support Community Care”

This post was originally published on this siteOn Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs full committee will hold an oversight hearing entitled “MISSION Critical: Assessing the Technology to Support Community Care.” The committee will meet at 2:00 p.m. in room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Watch the meeting here Meeting documents … Read moreFull Committee Oversight Hearing: “MISSION Critical: Assessing the Technology to Support Community Care”

Subcommittee on Technology Modernization: “Mapping the Challenges and Progress of the Office of Information and Technology”

This post was originally published on this siteOn Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Technology Modernization will hold an oversight hearing entitled “Mapping the Challenges and Progress of the Office of Information and Technology.” The subcommittee will meet at 10:15 a.m. in room 1302 of the Longworth House Office Building. … Read moreSubcommittee on Technology Modernization: “Mapping the Challenges and Progress of the Office of Information and Technology”

Chairman Takano Delivers Opening Remarks before Hearing Assessing Key IT Solution Implementation

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) delivered opening remarks before the full committee oversight hearing entitled “MISSION Critical: Assessing the Technology to Support Community Care.” Below is a link to the video of the Chairman’s opening statement and his remarks as prepared: … Read moreChairman Takano Delivers Opening Remarks before Hearing Assessing Key IT Solution Implementation

Takano, Tester Take VA to Task over Proposed Access Standards

This post was originally published on this siteWashington D.C. – Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Congressman Mark Takano and Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Senator Jon Tester today led a group of 55 members of Congress to voice their concerns about the VA’s proposed VA MISSION Act access standards that … Read moreTakano, Tester Take VA to Task over Proposed Access Standards

Chairman Takano Demands Answers Given Concerns VA’s IT Solutions Could Disrupt Healthcare for 75,000 Veterans Each Day

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) issued the following statement regarding the serious concerns raised about VA’s IT solutions in the latest Pro Publica story: “The recent U.S. Digital Service (USDS) report on implementation of technology systems to support the Community … Read moreChairman Takano Demands Answers Given Concerns VA’s IT Solutions Could Disrupt Healthcare for 75,000 Veterans Each Day

Citing New Evidence Chairman Takano Broadens Mar-a-Lago Investigation

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) sent the following letter notifying the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs that the Committee is expanding the scope of its investigation into potential undue influence on VA beyond the Mar-a-Lago “three”: Citing a … Read moreCiting New Evidence Chairman Takano Broadens Mar-a-Lago Investigation

Chairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) delivered opening remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organization at the Joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing. Organizations testifying included: NASDVA, FRA, GSW, VBA, JWV, MOPH, and MOAA. Below is a … Read moreChairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations

Joint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees to receive the "Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations (NASDVA, FRA, GSW, BVA,JWV, MORH, MOAA)"

This post was originally published on this siteOn Tuesday March 12, 2019, the Senate and House Committees on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a joint hearing to receive the “Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations (NASDVA, FRA, GSW, BVA, JWV, MOPH, MOAA”.  The Committees will meet at 10:00 a.m. on the ground floor, room 50, … Read moreJoint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees to receive the "Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations (NASDVA, FRA, GSW, BVA,JWV, MORH, MOAA)"

Chairman Takano Statement on Trump’s 2020 Budget Proposal

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) issued the following statement on President Trump’s proposed 2020 budget: “With significant cuts to the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, and so many more, the President’s proposed budget is cause for … Read moreChairman Takano Statement on Trump’s 2020 Budget Proposal

Joint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees to receive the "Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations (AMVETS, PVA, VVA, IAVA, SVA, AXPOW, WWP)"

This post was originally published on this siteOn Thursday March 7, 2019, the Senate and House Committees on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a joint hearing to receive the “Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations (AMVETS, PVA, VVA, IAVA,SVA, AXPOW, WWP)”.  The Committees will meet at 2:00 p.m. on the ground floor, room 50, (G-50) … Read moreJoint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees to receive the "Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations (AMVETS, PVA, VVA, IAVA, SVA, AXPOW, WWP)"

Takano, Roe Issue Bipartisan Statement on Veteran Suicide Prevention

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Mark Takano (D-Cali.) and Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, respectively, issued a joint bipartisan statement following yesterday’s roundtable on veteran suicide prevention: “Our Committee believes in identifying and utilizing every tool at our disposal … Read moreTakano, Roe Issue Bipartisan Statement on Veteran Suicide Prevention

Chairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) delivered opening remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organization at the Joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing.  Organizations testifying included: AMVETS, PVA, VVA, IAVA, SVA, AXPOW, and WWP. Below is … Read moreChairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations

Joint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees to receive the "Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States"

This post was originally published on this siteOn Wednesday, March 6, 2019, the Senate and House Committees on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a joint hearing to receive the “Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States”. The Committees will meet at 10:00 a.m. on the ground floor, room 50, (G-50) of … Read moreJoint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees to receive the "Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States"

Chairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) gave opening remarks before the Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States at the Joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing.  Below is a link to the video of … Read moreChairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States