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Bill Flores' Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: William 'Bill' H. Flores
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 17, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 17
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gina; 2 Children: Will and John
Birth Date: 02/25/1954
Birth Place: Cheyenne, WY
Home City: Bryan, TX
Religion: Christian
Date Title
June 10, 2014 Flores Votes to Provide Veterans with Immediate Access to Care
June 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- FBI Investigation
May 30, 2014 Flores Statement on the Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 22, 2014 Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014
May 22, 2014 Flores Votes for VA Accountability
May 13, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs- Calls for IG Investigation of Central Texas VA Facilities Following Allegations of Misconduct
April 30, 2014 Flores Votes to Uphold Commitments to Funding Veterans and Military Programs
Feb. 3, 2014 House Passes GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act
Nov. 13, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity - VA's Independent Living Program-A Program Review
Nov. 13, 2013 Flores Honors Local Veterans with Unique Award on Veterans Day
Nov. 12, 2013 Flores Honors Local Veterans with Unique Award on Veterans Day
Nov. 11, 2013 Washington Post - Keeping Our Promises to Vets
Nov. 10, 2013 KBTX - Rep. Flores: Texas 'Gets It Right' When Helping Veterans Find Jobs
Nov. 7, 2013 Waco Tribune Herald - Veterans, Advocates Lobby Rep. Flores for Improved Business and Education Benefits in Committee Hearing
Oct. 28, 2013 Veterans Economic Opportunity Act of 2013
Oct. 28, 2013 Flores' Bill to Improve Economic Opportunities for Veterans Passes House
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
Oct. 9, 2013 Flores Votes to Fund Additional Targeted Portions of Government
Oct. 8, 2013 Flores Calls on Senate to Pass Veterans Funding
Sept. 28, 2013 Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2013
Aug. 23, 2013 Flores Statement on the Fort Hood Shooting Verdict
Aug. 1, 2013 Flores Introduces Veterans' Health Care Legislation
July 4, 2013 Waco Tribune-Herald - Veterans Wait Longer for Claims Decision as VA Focuses on Older Cases
June 26, 2013 Hearing of the House Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the Veterans' Affairs Committee -
June 19, 2013 Houston Chronicle - Rep. Bill Flores Holds Meeting on Disability Claims acklog and Its Effect on Texas Veterans
June 4, 2013 Flores Votes to Honor Commitments to our Military and Veterans
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 22, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Request for Urgent Relief of VA Backlog
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Bipartisan Group in Pushing Pentagon on VA Claims Backlog
March 22, 2013 Houston Chronicle: Rep. Bill Flores stands with Texas veterans to #EndtheVAbacklog
Feb. 27, 2013 Houston Chronicle: Disabled Veterans underscore need to reduce claims backlog
Sept. 24, 2012 Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
Sept. 20, 2012 Waco Tribune Herald - McLennan County VA Official to Ask House Subcommittee for Claims-Processing Help
Sept. 3, 2012 TX-17 Congressional Veteran Commendation
Aug. 20, 2012 Waco VA
June 1, 2012 House Passes Military and Veterans Appropriations Bill
May 27, 2012 Flores Memorial Day Statement
April 15, 2012 Veterans Appreciation Lunch
Nov. 21, 2011 Veterans Day
June 13, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Oct. 4, 2010 Email: The Truth about Bill Flores and Veterans
July 22, 2010 What I Believe
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Staying On Offense Against Terrorism
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