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.

Latest News

Ranking Member Michaud Calls on Department of Veterans Affairs to Act Aggressively on Reform

Nov 13, 2014 Press Release

The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a hearing earlier today on the progress of implementing the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014.

Ranking Member Michaud Statement on the Passing of Former Rep. Lane Evans

Nov 5, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Ranking Member of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, released the following statement this afternoon about the death of former U.S. Rep. Lane Evans (D-IL).

Michaud Responds to Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing on Phoenix OIG Report

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a comprehensive hearing today examining the VA’s OIG report into the systemic failures in Phoenix.

Committee Ranking Member

The Honorable Mike Michaud
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
333 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
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