Veterans Affairs

Committee on Veterans Affairs

Phil Roe

HVAC/SVAC Hearing to receive the Legislative Presentations from Multiple Veterans Service Organizations (JWV, FRA, AFSA, MOPH, American Ex-POW, BVA, TREA, IAVA)

2017/03/22


HVAC/SVAC Hearing to receive the Legislative Presentations from Multiple Veterans Service Organizations ( PVA, AUSN, AMVETS, VVA, NCOA, GSW, NASDVA, WWP, NGAUS)

2017/03/09


HVAC/SVAC Hearing to receive the Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

2017/03/01


HVAC/SVAC Hearing to receive the Legislative Presentation of The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

2017/03/01


HVAC/SVAC Joint Hearing to receive the Legislative Presentation of The American Legion

2017/03/01


HVAC/SVAC Joint Hearing to receive the Legislative Presentation of the Disabled American Veterans

2017/02/28


“Assessing VA’s Risks for Drug Diversion”

2017/02/27


HVAC Schedule February 27 – March 3

2017/02/24

Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) today released the hearing schedule for February 27 – March 3. The following events are open to the press:   WHO: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations WHAT: “Assessing VA’s Risks for Drug Diversion” WHEN: 3:30 p.m., Monday,  February 27, 2017 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming at veterans.house.gov   WHO: House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees WHAT: “Joint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees to receive the Legislative Presentation of the Disabled American Veterans” WHEN: 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 28, 2017 WHERE: Senate Dirksen Ground Floor Room 50 and streaming at veterans.senate.gov   Read More

House, Senate Veterans Committee Chairmen and Ranking Members Announce VSO Hearings

2017/02/23

Today, House and Senate Committees on Veterans’ Affairs Chairmen Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), along with Ranking Members Tim Walz (D-Minn.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) announced upcoming bicameral hearings with Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs). The members released the following statements: “Veterans Service Organizations are critical advocates for our nation’s heroes,” said Chairman Roe. “I look forward to hearing their legislative priorities and ideas for VA reform.” “Our Veterans Service Organizations work tirelessly on behalf of our nation’s veterans,” said Chairman Isakson. “I am grateful for their commitment to working together with Congress and the VA to ensure veterans have the best possible care and support that they deserve.” “Maintaining strong relationships with Veterans Service Organizations is a critical step in achieving results for those who have served. Their perspective and experience is second to none,” said Ranking Member Walz. “I look forward to continuing our conversation in order to improve and expand veteran-centered care in communities across the United States.” “Congress should be taking its cues from America’s veterans,” said Ranking Member Tester. “Veterans Service Organizations provide important perspective on how veterans are affected by VA policies and I look forward to hearing their recommendations on how to hold the VA accountable, improve access to timely and quality care, and ensure veterans and their families are provided the benefits they have earned.”     The following events are open to the press: WHAT: Joint Hearing of House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees to Receive Legislative Presentation of the Disabled American Veterans WHEN: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. WHERE: SD-G50, Streaming at veterans.senate.gov.   WHAT: Joint Hearing of House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees to Receive Legislative Presentation of the American Legion WHEN: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: SD-G50, Streaming at veterans.senate.gov.   WHAT: Joint Hearing of House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees to Receive Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars WHEN: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. WHERE: SD-G50, Streaming at veterans.senate.gov.   WHAT: Joint Hearing of House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees to Receive Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations WHEN: Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: SD-G50, Streaming at veterans.senate.gov. PARTICIPANTS: PVA, AUSN, AMVETS, VVA, NCOA, GSW, NASDVA, WWP, NGAUS   WHAT: Joint Hearing of House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees to Receive Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations WHEN: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: SD-G50, Streaming at veterans.senate.gov. PARTICIPANTS: JWV, FRA,  AFSA, MOPH, American Ex-POW, BVA, TREA, IAVA   Media planning to attend should RSVP to Majority_Press@vetaff.senate.gov.   Read More

HVAC to Assess VA’s Risks for Drug Diversion

2017/02/21

On Monday, February 27, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs’ Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing entitled, “Assessing VA’s Risks for Drug Diversion.” The hearing will examine a recently released GAO report’s findings that lack of oversight and internal controls for prescription opioids and employee accountability put VA medical centers at risk for drug diversion. The Associated Press recently highlighted this report and spoke to Chairman Roe about the next steps. The following event is open to the press: WHO: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations WHAT: “Assessing VA’s Risks for Drug Diversion” WHEN: 3:30 p.m., Monday, February 27, 2017 WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming at veterans.house.gov Read More

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Contact Information

335 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-3527
Fax 202-225-5486
veterans.house.gov


Membership

Phil Roe

TENNESSEE's 1st DISTRICT