More on Veterans
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, on the 12th anniversary of the Iraq War, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA-33) launched the bipartisan Post-9/11 Veterans Caucus alongside Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI-02), Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA-04), Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ-07), Congressman Mark Takai (D-HI-01) and Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA-06).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | CA-33) made the following statement in response to a report issued by the Concerned Veterans of America (CVA) calling for the privatization of veterans’ care in America. The CVA is a partisan political organization largely funded by Charles and David Koch.
Washington – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) issued the below statement following the release of President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget:
Los Angeles, CA – Today, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald visited the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center to announce that a groundbreaking settlement has been reached by the parties in the pending appeal in Valentini v. McDonald. The agreement will address ending homelessness among Veterans in Los Angeles and will include the development of a comprehensive master plan followed by robust implementation.
Los Angeles, CA – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) released a letter he wrote to the House Committees on Veterans Affairs and the Budget requesting an increase in both the number of federal HUD-VASH vouchers and the amount of each voucher.
Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) recently met with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs secretary Bob McDonald to talk about his concerns relating to veterans issues.
“Secretary McDonald and I had a very productive discussion about the Greater Los Angeles VA and how we can live up to our promise to take care of those who have sacrificed so much for our country,” Lieu said. “It is clear from my conversation with the secretary that he cares deeply about our homeless veterans.”
On the first day of the 114th Congress, the House of Representatives enacted a budgetary rule change that could radically alter our nation’s budgets.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) announced his appointment to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for the 114th Congress. As the primary investigative body for the House of Representatives, the Committee has the authority to scrutinize any matter within the jurisdiction of standing House committees. The Committee has historically served as a critical check on the powers of the legislative and executive branches as well as abuses of the public trust by private companies.
Washington – Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement regarding the announcement by Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald of his upcoming visit to West Los Angeles next week:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) issued the below statement following President Obama’s State of the Union Address:
“Tonight was my first State of the Union as a member of the United States House of Representatives. I was honored to participate in this time-honored tradition and was moved by President Obama’s words.