Ranking Member Tim Walz (MN-1) offered an amendment to H.R. 1259, the VA Accountability First Act, in order to protect front-line VA caregivers and whistleblowers while holding bad managers accountable.
After years of Congressional debate, new law will increase accountability at the Dept. of Veterans Affairs in a way that stands up to Constitutional muster
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Today, House Committee on Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed into law the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act.
Leaders of House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees and VA Appropriations Subcommittees Highlight Harmful Cuts to Veterans
(U.S. Senate) –U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and U.S. Representatives Tim Walz (D-Minn.) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) today released a report detailing the impact of President Trump’s budget on America’s veterans.
Congress to send bipartisan VA accountability bill to President for signature
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Today, House Committee on Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that will increase accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The vote comes a week after the U.S. Senate passed identical legislation.
Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-Minn.) released the statement below following Majority Leader McCarthy’s announcement the House would consider the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 next week: