Legislative, oversight, and investigative jurisdiction over compensation; general and special pensions of all the wars of the United States.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee explored veteran recruiting and retention initiatives of the private sector. Wal-Mart, Microsoft Corporation, and JPMorgan Chase were among those testifying at today’s hearing.
WASHINGTON, DC – After approving a bill authorizing major medical facility leases for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee held a hearing that examined the VA’s major construction program. Multiple internal and external reviews, including committee hearings, have found serious deficiencies in the management of the VA’s construction program, leading to significant cost increases and substantial delays in the design and construction of medical center projects.
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.