Washington, D.C. – Acting Ranking Member Mark Takano released the following statement regarding the Los Angeles Times story describing efforts to claw back bonuses and benefits improperly paid to members of the California National Guard 10 years ago.
San Diego, Calif. – Acting Ranking Member Mark Takano delivered a keynote address at the National Association of Veterans Program Administrators’ annual conference. Below is a copy of those remarks, as prepared for delivery.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Acting Ranking Member Mark Takano released the following statement after the Inspector General released its report, “Review of Alleged Consult Mismanagement at the Phoenix VA Health Care System,” which details disturbing problems in the scheduling and administration of referrals for care.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Acting Ranking Member Mark Takano released the following statement after President Obama signed into law the Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2016 and the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Acting Ranking Member Mark Takano joined Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl Grijalva and Keith Ellison to introduce a House resolution pledging to maintain a robust Veterans Health Administration and oppose the privatization of veterans’ health care.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed three pieces of bipartisan legislation designed to provide veterans with access to quality health care at the VA and in the community.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Acting Ranking Member Mark Takano released the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s decision to terminate the federal recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), an accreditor of for-profit colleges.
WASHINGTON — Today, Chairman Miller, Ranking Member Takano and members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs wrote to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, asking the Department of Justice to conduct an investigation into whether former VA construction chief Glenn Haggstrom and other VA officials may have committed perjury in their statements to Congress regarding cost overruns at the Denver VA
Washington, D.C. – Today, Acting Ranking Member Mark Takano and Congresswoman Annie Kuster, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, released the following statement after the VA Office of Inspector General published its report on the construction of the Greater Colorado VA Medical Center.