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Filemon Vela, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 34, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 34
Date Title
Sept. 28, 2015 Border Jobs for Veterans Act of 2015
March 24, 2015 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Defense, and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Defense - Funding Request for the Gulf War Illness Research Program
March 18, 2015 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research
March 3, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veteran Affairs - Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program
Jan. 13, 2015 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa and Filemon Vela Invite Veterans Affairs Secretary to Visit Rio Grande Valley
Jan. 7, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Invitation to Rio Grande Valley
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Create Blue Ribbon Commission to Investigate Care Delivery at Department of Veterans Affairs
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 21, 2014 The Brownsville Herald - County Inaugurates Veterans Court
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Dec. 20, 2013 Vela Sponsors Legislation to Avoid Pension Cuts to Military Retirees
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
Feb. 22, 2013 Congressman Vela Honors Valley Veterans Support Group
Aug. 1, 2012 Filemon Vela Secures Landslide Victory in Democratic Primary for Texas Congressional Seat
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