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Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

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.

Sep 27, 2016 Press Release

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.

Sep 23, 2016 Press Release

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.

Sep 23, 2016 Press Release

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

Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

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.

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted to advance nearly a dozen pieces of bipartisan legislation designed to improve veterans’ healthcare, support veterans’ families, and help student veterans access a quality and affordable education.

Sep 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), Acting Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the Senate passed H.R.5985, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2016.

Sep 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), Acting Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, expressed strong support for DeVry Education Group’s announcement that it will voluntarily limit the amount of federal funding it receives and close a loophole that encourages aggressive recruitment of student veterans and service members.

Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

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 H.R. 5620, the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016, with unanimous Republican support.

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