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News and updates from the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs Chairman, Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga.
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Senate VA Committee May 25
As we move into the holiday weekend, we honor and remember our nation’s fallen heroes. Please pause with me to pay tribute to the men & women who have served and sacrificed.
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Johnny Isakson May 25
Veterans! Make plans to attend ’s Congressional Veterans Expo next Friday, June 1, 2018, at from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., which will feature employers looking to hire & career-building workshops. More info:
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Senate VA Committee May 24
Great working with you, Mr. ! Our veterans deserve the best we can offer, and I’m proud of what we’ve accomplished in the .
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Senate VA Committee May 24
Pleased to be sending the ‘Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act,’ which requires to provide grave liners for veterans buried in cemeteries under the control of the , to to be signed into law.
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Senate VA Committee May 24
Honored to join at this morning’s signing ceremony for the that will help our nation’s brave veterans and their caregivers. Now it’s on its way to to become law!
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DAV National HQ May 24
A special and Ranking Member for championing this legislation in the Senate, and for working together in a bipartisan manner, always putting the interests of first!
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Senate VA Committee May 24
. will award the Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL Britt K. Slabinski, today at 3 p.m. for his heroic acts during a 2002 firefight and rescue mission in Afghanistan. TUNE IN:
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Leader McConnell May 23
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Today, the passed the VA MISSION Act to help vets access the care they need, when and where they need it. It has the support of , veterans advocates, and bipartisan majorities in Congress. Now, it’s almost reality for our heroes. (2/2)
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Senate VA Committee May 24
. just signed the to send it to . This historic legislation, which has now passed both chambers of Congress, is a game-changer for our veterans’ care from .
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Senate Republicans May 23
Great news! The was just passed by the Senate. The VA Mission Act, championed by , will give veterans the quality health care they deserve.
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Senate VA Committee May 23
This landmark legislation will dramatically change the way the delivers care to veterans. The passage of the is a BIG WIN for our nation’s veterans!
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Senate VA Committee May 23
We’re putting the needs of veterans first by giving them the option of seeking care when and where it makes the most sense for their needs, and we’re creating a force multiplier for the VA to better utilize its resources and provide even better care to veterans.
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Senate VA Committee May 23
TUNE IN: I’ll speak on the Senate floor about the importance of the w/ and other colleagues at 1:30 p.m.
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Senate VA Committee May 23
. has been a magnificent ranking member and a great leader. I want to think him for working with me over the last two years to create a streamlined program that is going to work for all of our veterans.
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Senate VA Committee May 23
Proud to stand with to discuss the important mission we have to serve our nation's veterans. Today we will have a chance to pass landmark legislation to do just that.
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Senate VA Committee May 23
Every one of us stands on the shoulders of our veterans. Later today, we will vote on legislation to improve the benefits for those who have sacrificed the most for all of us.
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Senate VA Committee May 23
Missed our press conference yesterday with to discuss the ? Watch it here ahead of today's Senate vote on final passage:
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Senate VA Committee May 23
The ‘VA MISSION Act’ marks a major step forward for the VA’s caregivers program and our veterans. Veterans of all eras who rely on a family caregiver will benefit from the expansion of eligibility and program benefits to all veterans.
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Senate VA Committee May 23
I’m very proud that this afternoon, the Senate will pass the as the final piece in the mosaic we started two years ago to fix the veterans healthcare system.
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Senate VA Committee May 22
ICYMI: SenatorTester and I, along with and , held a press conference earlier to talk about the importance of passing the ‘VA MISSION Act,’ landmark legislation to improve care and services at .
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