Washington, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the below statement following President-elect Trump’s nomination of Dr. David J. Shulkin to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) released the below statement following Rep. Mark Takano’s announcement supporting Rep. Walz’s bid to become Ranking Member. Walz is poised to become the next Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) and Rep. Mark Takano (D- California), introduced HR 245, the Veterans’ Education Equity Act. This bipartisan bill fixes a discrepancy in the way the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) currently determines Post-9/11 GI Bill housing payments for student veterans that prevents some veterans from receiving a fair housing payment.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Acting Ranking Member Mark Takano (D-Calif.) was joined by six House Democrats in calling on Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald to protect student veterans affected by a decision to revoke recognition from the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a popular accreditor of for-profit schools.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), Acting Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed a Veterans omnibus bill, the Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016 (H.R.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Acting Ranking Member Mark Takano issued the following statement in a response to a video released by President-elect Donald Trump outlining his priorities for the first 100 days of his administration.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Acting Ranking Member Mark Takano was joined by Democrats and Republicans in sending letters to the Department of Defense and House Leadership calling for a permanent resolution to the financial burden facing thousands of servicemembers and veterans of the California Nation Guard.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Acting Ranking Member Mark Takano released the following statement on the Department of Defense’s decision to freeze collection of California National Guard Bonuses.
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.