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Dean Heller's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Dean Heller
Office: U.S. Senate (NV) - Jr, Republican
First Appointed: 05/09/2011
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lynne; 4 Children: Hilary, Harris, Drew, Emmy
Birth Date: 05/10/1960
Birth Place: Castro Valley, CA
Home City: Carson City, NV
Religion: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Date Title
April 9, 2014 Letter to Bernie Sanders, Chairman, and Richard Burr, Ranking Member, of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
March 6, 2014 Bipartisan VA Backlog Working Group Tackles Veterans' Claims Backlog
Feb. 26, 2014 Heller Files Amendments to Veterans Benefits Bill
Feb. 25, 2014 ICYMI: Heller Speaks at Joint Hearing for Disabled Veterans, Presses Shinseki on Nevada Veterans' Issues
Feb. 11, 2014 Heller Continues Fight to Restore Benefits for Military Retirees
Feb. 10, 2014 Udall, Heller Introduce Bill to Improve Health Care for Rural Veterans
Jan. 17, 2014 American Legion Endorses Heller-Collins Bill to Extend Unemployment Insurance Extension, Repeal Military Retiree Cuts
Jan. 16, 2014 GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Pay for Unemployment Insurance Extension
Jan. 16, 2014 Heller: Omnibus Breaks Promises to Nation's Veterans
Jan. 14, 2014 GOP Senators Negotiating Unemployment Insurance Issue Joint Statement
Dec. 18, 2013 Heller Rejects Latest Short-Term Budget Deal
Dec. 13, 2013 Heller Announces Opposition to Budget Deal
Nov. 20, 2013 Heller Files Amendments to Speed up Veteran Disability Claims Process
Nov. 14, 2013 Heller, Heitkamp Introduce Bill to Help Vulnerable Veterans Secure Housing
Nov. 11, 2013 Senator Heller Statement on Veterans Day
Sept. 26, 2013 Missing in America Project
Aug. 2, 2013 Heller, Casey Welcome New VA Initiative to Speed up Disability Claims Process
July 24, 2013 Measure to Help Filipino Veterans Passes Veterans' Affairs Committee
July 11, 2013 Heller, Casey Announce New Working Group to Tackle VA Backlog
July 2, 2013 Heller Introduces Bill to Help Rural Veterans Recover Travel Expenses
June 21, 2013 Letter to Allison A. Hickey, Under Secretary of Benefits of Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Claims Backlog
June 12, 2013 Heinrich And Heller Introduce Bill To Reduce Veterans Disability Claims Backlog
June 3, 2013 Heller Welcomes Stolen Valor Act into Law
May 23, 2013 Heller, Murray Introduce Bill to Assist Veteran Children
May 22, 2013 Las Vegas Sun - Heck's Stolen Valor Act Wins Swift Passage in Congress
May 22, 2013 Heller Praises Senate Passage of Stolen Valor Act
May 7, 2013 Heller, Hanabusa Introduce Bill to Help Filipino Veterans Receive Benefits
May 2, 2013 Letter to Willie Clark, Director of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Backlog in Nevada
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
April 18, 2013 Letter to Allison Hickey, Under Secretary for Benefits of Veterans Affairs and Edward Russell, Director of Reno VA Regional Office - Seek To Reduce Nevada's VA Claim Backlog
April 9, 2013 Heller Introduces Bill to Help VA Shorten Time for Claims Processing
March 23, 2013 Senate Agrees to Heller Amendment for Children of Homeless Veterans
March 22, 2013 Heller Praises Amendment to Expand Health Care for CHAMPVA Children
March 22, 2013 Heller Files Additional Amendments to Senate Budget
March 21, 2013 Letter to Veterans Affairs (VA) Western Area Director Willie Clark - Claims Backlog
March 18, 2013 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Under Secretary for Benefits Allison Hickey - Claim Backlog
March 8, 2013 Senators Support 'Careers for Veterans Act'
March 8, 2013 Heller Cosponsors Careers for Veterans Act
March 6, 2013 Heller, Tester, Manchin, Boozman Introduce Bill to Protect Value of Purple Heart, Bronze Star
March 1, 2013 Manchin, Heller Announce Veterans Small Business Protection Act
Feb. 15, 2013 Tester, Heller Fight to Expand Travel Options for Disabled Veterans
Dec. 19, 2012 Senate and House Leaders Include Bipartisan Plan on TRICARE Prime in Defense Bill
Oct. 23, 2012 Letter to Dr. Jonathan Woodson, Assistant Secretary of Defense (HA) Tricare Management Activity
Sept. 12, 2012 Heller Introduces Filipino Veterans Fairness Act
Sept. 11, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
July 26, 2012 Heller Announces Coalition of 140+ Veterans
July 10, 2012 Veterans of Foreign Wars Endorses Women's Homeless Veterans Act
July 3, 2012 National Alliance to End Homelessness Endorses Women's Homeless Veterans Act
June 25, 2012 National Coalition for Homeless Veterans Endorses Women's Homeless Veterans Act
June 19, 2012 Heller Introduces Women's Homeless Veterans Act
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