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May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Today, House Committee on Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after the Committee examined the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2018 as proposed by President Donald Trump and his Administration. The Committee received testimony from VA Secretary Dr.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Today, House Committee on Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass six pieces of bipartisan legislation that will directly benefit veterans and their families across the U.S.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

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May 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) sent a letter it to VA Acting Under Secretary Alaigh citing continued patient safety concerns at the Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center. 
 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Ranking Member Annie Kuster (D-NH), House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN), and House Committee of Veterans' Affairs Vice Ranking Member Mark Takano (D-CA) released the following statement after they led a group of Democratic lawmakers on an oversight trip to the Department of Veterans Affairs Me

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement condemning the House Republicans rush to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and to warn of the negative consequences the bill could have on millions of veterans and their families across the United States:

Apr 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after a report to Congress was released regarding the future of Arlington National Cemetery, which found that the cemetery will run out of space in 2041 if proper action is not taken. 

Apr 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed an executive order creating the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, an office that was originally proposed and championed by Democratic Rep.

Apr 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) alongside Democratic members of the Committee released the following statement regarding a proposal by Congressional Republicans on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to institute a monthly reduction in pay for troops as a means of offsetting the cost of expanding G.I.

Apr 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed a bill to extend the VA Choice program past its initial end date of August 2017 into law:

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