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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
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 The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
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
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor
Nov. 11, 2011 McCaskill Applauds Passage of Bipartisan "VOW to Hire Heroes Act'
Nov. 7, 2011 McCaskill "Encouraged' by Significant Reforms at Arlington National Cemetery
Nov. 4, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Burn Pit Legislation to Support Veterans
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States Government Accountability Office
Oct. 20, 2011 McCaskill Statement on the Compensation Cost-of-Living Boost for Disabled Veterans
Oct. 18, 2011 Senators Support Bill to Award Proper Recognition to Jewish WWI Vets
Aug. 30, 2011 McCaskill Statement on Arlington National Cemetery announcement
March 31, 2011 McCaskill: We Must Honor our Veterans by Fixing The Problems at Arlington Cemetery
March 31, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John McHigh, Secretary of the Army
March 10, 2011 McCaskill Statement on the Reopening of Surgical Suites at John Cochran
Feb. 8, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Department of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 8, 2011 Letter to Erik K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and Jacob J. Lew, Office of Management and Budget Director
Dec. 15, 2010 McCaskill Applauds Senate Passage of Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act
Nov. 10, 2010 McCaskill Praises Veterans For Their Brave Service
Sept. 28, 2010 Senators Introduce Legislation To Help Remedy Problems At Arlington National Cemetery
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