Help Improve the Claims Process for Disabled Veterans

From: The Honorable Timothy J. Walz Sent By: jesse.stock@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1331 Date: 4/7/2015 Help Improve the Claims Process for Disabled Veterans Co-sponsor H.R. 1331, the Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act Co-sponsors: Abraham, Ashford, Denham, Higgins, Jolly Dear Colleague: We invite you to co-sponsor the Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act, H.R. 1331. In the last […]

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VA Outreach Showcase

From: The Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Sent By: HVACDemConnect@mail.house.gov Date: 4/1/2015 April 1, 2015 Please join the US Department of Veterans Affairs For the VA Outreach Showcase Dear Colleague: As Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, I am excited to invite you to a VA Outreach Showcase where you will see firsthand […]

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Become an Original Co-Sponsor of a Resolution Supporting Homeless Veterans

From: The Honorable Alcee L. Hastings Sent By: latasha.lee@mail.house.gov Date: 4/1/2015 Resolution Supporting Homeless Veterans Current Original Cosponsors: Reps. Corrine Brown, Steve Cohen, Al Green, Raul M. Grijalva, Sheila Jackson Lee, Brenda L. Lawrence, James R. Langevin, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Charles B. Rangel, and Adam B.Schiff. Supporters: Give US Your Poor National Alliance to End […]

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Support a Veterans Right to Immediate Mental Health Care, Cosponsor HR 1604

From: The Honorable Thomas MacArthur Sent By: Jeff.Brabant@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1604 Date: 3/31/2015 Dear Colleague: Please join us in supporting veterans’ right to immediate mental health care by cosponsoring HR 1604, “Veterans’ Mental Health Care Access Act.” This legislation would expand the Choice program to allow veterans to seek immediate mental health care at any […]

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Support the National Endowment for the Arts in FY 16

From: The Honorable Louise McIntosh Slaughter Sent By: jack.spasiano@mail.house.gov Date: 3/17/2015 Deadline: TODAY, Tuesday, March 17, 2015 – COB Current Cosigners (106): Langevin, Jackson-Lee, Alcee Hastings, Higgins, Lance, Yarmouth, Bonamici, McGovern, Van Hollen, Grijalva, David Price, Cardenas, Tonko, Takano, Holmes-Norton, Sires, DeFazio, Rangel, Honda, DeLauro, Frankel, Takai, Blumenauer, Farr, Cicilline, Fitzpatrick, Maloney, Gutiérrez, Beatty, Vela, […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 4793, The Reducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act

The cost of college applications often stands between veterans and their ability to access their Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits. That is why I ask you to join in cosponsoring the Reducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act (H.R.4793), bipartisan legislation that would allow veterans to use the educational benefits they have earned towards college application fees.

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Co-Sponsor the Toxic Exposure Research Act

We respectfully request you join us in supporting our veterans by co-sponsoring H.R. 5484, the Toxic Exposure Research Act. This legislation would establish within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) a national center for research into the health conditions experienced by the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances.

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VA is critical to medicine and vets

Dear Colleague:
Last week, VA Secretary Robert McDonald published an Op-Ed in the Baltimore Sun explaining the benefits all Americans gain from the VA.
I thought it is important for you to see what he has to say.

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Ensure VA Medical Centers are Prepared for Ebola

Dear Colleague,
As you know, multiple Americans have been diagnosed with Ebola in recent weeks, and many more have been quarantined due to potential infection. Medical professionals have cited breakdowns in safety protocols and communications that led to health care workers contracting Ebola inside the United States.

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