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Claire McCaskill's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Claire McCaskill
Office: U.S. Senate (MO) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Joseph; 3 Children: Austin, Maddie, Lily; 4 Stepchildren: Benjamin, Carl, Marilyn, Michael
Birth Date: 07/24/1953
Birth Place: Rolla, MO
Home City: Jefferson City, MO
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Aug. 27, 2014 SEMO Times - Claire McCaskill Visits Poplar Bluff VA Hospital
Aug. 26, 2014 McCaskill Announces Expansion of Veterans Secret Shopper Program at Poplar Bluff, West Plains VA
Aug. 4, 2014 MissouriNet - Senators Support Veteran's Bill
July 31, 2014 McCaskill: Veterans Bill "An Example of What's Possible' When Politics is Set Aside
July 29, 2014 McCaskill Statement on VA Secretary Confirmation
July 22, 2014 Letter to Bernard Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Richard Burr, Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, and Michael Michaud, Ranking Member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - VA Deficiencies
July 21, 2014 The Hill - Blunt, McCaskill Slam 'Shameful' VA Crisis Response
July 18, 2014 McCaskill Meets Nominee to Head Department of Veterans Affairs
July 11, 2014 McCaskill Bill Requires Firing of VA Employees Who Retaliate Against Whistleblowers
July 7, 2014 The Washington Post - Pressure Mounting to Rescind VA Bonuses Over Scheduling Scandal
July 2, 2014 Ayotte, McCaskill Legislation Would Claw Back Bonuses to VA Employees Responsible for Misconduct
June 23, 2014 McCaskill Statement on VA Whistleblower Retaliation
June 23, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Lerner, Special Counsel - Whistleblower Retaliation at the VA
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
May 12, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Answers For Allegation Of Breach Of Veterans' Mental Health Care Services At St. Louis VA
March 31, 2014 Letter to Eric K. Shinseki, Department of Veterans Affairs - Request for Information Regarding Complaints About Counsel Services at the Department of Veterans Affairs
March 17, 2014 McCaskill Joins Slay, St. Louis Veterans, to Call for Renewed Workforce Investment
Feb. 20, 2014 McCaskill Seeks Feedback to Improve Veterans Health Care
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to David Ferriero, Archivist of the US National Archives and Records Administration - Demand Answers For Veterans' Families Impacted By Serious Breach Of Personal Records
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki - Investigate Veteran Advisors
Dec. 9, 2013 McCaskill, Ayotte Statement on Defense Bill Agreement
Nov. 15, 2013 McCaskill Enlists Aid of Kansas City Area Veterans to Reform POW/MIA Recovery Efforts
Nov. 11, 2013 McCaskill Veterans Day Statement
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
April 26, 2013 McCaskill-Blunt Resolution Honoring Sacrifice of Injured Servicemembers and Military Families Passes Unanimously
April 19, 2013 McCaskill-Backed Effort to Protect Value of Purple Heart and Bronze Star Ends in Success
April 10, 2013 McCaskill Statement on General's Explanation for Overturning Jury Verdict in Aviano Sexual Assault Case
April 8, 2013 Secretary Hagel Endorses McCaskill's Proposed Changes to Uniform Code of Military Justice
March 22, 2013 McCaskill Budget Amendment Would Encourage Hiring of Veterans
March 15, 2013 McCaskill Calls for Criminal Punishments for Those Who Profit From Lying About Military Service
Sept. 19, 2012 McCaskill: "Politics Put Above Helping Veterans Get Back to Work'
Aug. 3, 2012 Senate Unanimously Approves Missouri Native for Key Veterans Affairs Post
July 27, 2012 McCaskill Moves to Close Loophole, Protect Veterans' Retirement Benefits
July 23, 2012 McCaskill: New VA Clinics Will Mean Improved Services for Missouri's Heroes
July 18, 2012 McCaskill: Resources Available for Missouri's Homeless Veterans
July 13, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - GI Bill
July 12, 2012 Congress Passes McCaskill-Backed Plan to Boost Hiring for Veterans
July 2, 2012 McCaskill-Backed Plan to Boost Hiring for Veterans Passes Senate
June 21, 2012 McCaskill Proposes Protecting Veterans' Educational Benefits from Marketing Schemes
June 13, 2012 McCaskill Leads Drive to Stop Financial Firms From Abusing Veterans' Benefits
June 11, 2012 McCaskill Seeks Input from Veterans Service Organizations on Boosting Jobs for Veterans
June 5, 2012 Hearing of the Contracting Oversight Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Veterans Employment and Government Contractors
June 4, 2012 22 State Attorneys General Endorse McCaskill-Supported Bill Protecting Veterans' Educational Benefits
March 29, 2012 Tributes to Senator Barbara Mikulski
March 9, 2012 McCaskill Joins Webb on Bill to Strengthen Veterans' Access to Education, Jobs
March 2, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinsek, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 17, 2012 McCaskill: Support our Servicemembers with Access to Top Education
Feb. 16, 2012 Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Military and Veterans Education Benefits
Nov. 18, 2011 Senators Introduce Burn Pit Amendment to Help Veterans
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