Hundreds attend Rep. Palazzo’s Veterans Forums

Jared Powell • July 10, 2014

Rep. Steven Palazzo represents the 4th Congressional District in Mississippi. He hosted two Veterans Forums & Resource Fairs this week and blogged about the experience.

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Our Christmas in July Wishlist

Communications • July 8, 2014

Right now, Harry Reid is being a major Grinch – taking House-passed jobs bills and letting them pile up on his desk. Or hiding them away in his anti-Christmas cave. But in the spirit of Christmas in July, we’ve created a wish list of bills that would not only strengthen our economy, but create thousands of …

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12 damaging facts you don’t know about the VA scandal

Jared Powell • June 30, 2014

For generations, we’ve made a commitment to veterans –  those who bravely served to protect our way of life. That’s why the scandal at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs is an outrage to every American. We know our veterans deserve better because that’s what we promised them. Although President Obama asked for, and received, the resignation …

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Accountability > Oversight | Veterans

Holding the VA Accountable

Communications • June 11, 2014

This week, Americans learned that problems with the VA were much larger than expected. Over 120,000 veterans were affected by extreme wait times – or were unable to get an appointment at all. Waitlists and mismanagement were found at over 730 hospitals nationwide. This week, the House unanimously passed the Veteran Access to Care Act of 2014 (H.R. 4810) to fix these issues immediately. …

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We want to hear from our Veterans

Jared Powell • May 30, 2014

This morning, Veterans Affairs’ Secretary Eric Shinseki offered his resignation. Unfortunately, the issues at the VA won’t be fixed by simply removing one person at the top of a broken agency. American heroes are dying while they wait for medical attention. Others are waiting hundreds of days for their first primary care appointment. These are just some of the …

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Accountability > Oversight | Veterans

No walk with this talk – A timeline of Obama’s broken VA promises

Communications • May 22, 2014

“Caring for those who serve and for their families is a fundamental responsibility of the commander-in-chief. “No veteran should have to fill out a 23-page claim to get care, or wait months — even years — to get an appointment at the VA. “It’s time for comprehensive reform. When I am President, building a 21st …

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An America that works at home: Health Care

Communications • April 24, 2014

A strong America is a healthy America. This week, House Republicans met with Americans across the country who are being harmed the most Obamacare. We remain dedicated to health care reforms that lowers costs, provides greater access, and ensures high-quality care. Rep. Larry Buschon (IN-08) sits with one of cancer’s youngest victims while on his …

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Protecting Those Who Have Served

Rep Peter Roskam • February 11, 2014

WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed an amendment to protect current working-age military retirees: “As the representative of Fairchild Air Force Base and thousands of veterans throughout Eastern Washington, I am especially proud of the action the House took today to protect those who …

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House Acts to Protects Veterans

Communications • October 3, 2013

WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House voted to pass the bipartisan Honoring Our Promise to America’s Veterans Act.  “Today we acted to provide critical funding to protect the brave men and women who have defended American freedom. Our veterans should not have to …

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