A Plan to Help VA Eliminate the Claims Backlog

On May 22nd, joined by veteran groups on Capitol Hill, committee members unveiled a 10 bill legislative package designed to help the VA accomplish its goal to eliminate the backlog by 2015.
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Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

Legislative, oversight, and investigative jurisdiction over compensation; general and special pensions of all the wars of the United States.

Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

Education of veterans, employment and training of veterans, vocational rehabilitation, veterans' housing programs, readjustment of servicemembers to civilian life, and servicemembers civil relief.

Subcommittee on Health

Veterans Health Administration including medical services, medical support and compliance, medical facilities, medical and prosthetic research, and major and minor construction.

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Provides oversight on programs and operations of the Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as those of other federal agencies that pertain to veterans. In carrying out its responsibilities, the Subcommittee conducts hearings, site visits, and investigations nationwide.

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Ranking Member Corrine Brown's Opening Remarks at House Veterans' Affairs Committee Legislative Hearing

Jan 27, 2015 Press Release

Ranking Member Corrine Brown Comments on House Veterans' Affairs Hearing on Construction

Jan 21, 2015 Press Release

On January 21st, 2015, The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held its first hearing of the 114th Congress to examine the Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ (VA) major construction program.

Ranking Member Corrine Brown Hires Don Phillips as Minority Staff Director

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release