Legislative, oversight, and investigative jurisdiction over compensation; general and special pensions of all the wars of the United States.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Mike Michaud, Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, praised House passage of S. 893, the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) Act of 2013, which provides veterans a projected 1.5 percent COLA beginning in January.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Dina Titus (NV-01), the Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, led a hearing today that examined the current state of national veterans’ cemeteries. Titus joined other western members of Congress in raising concerns over a lack of access to national cemeteries, particularly in western states.
WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Mike Michaud joined the bipartisan leadership of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees on Capitol Hill today to call for a vote on H.R. 813, a bill Michaud and Chairman Jeff Miller (R-FL) introduced to provide advanced funding to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).