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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
June 12, 2014 Veterans Health Care
June 10, 2014 Heller Calls for Reno VARO Director to Resign
June 9, 2014 Heller: VA Can and Must Do Better
June 4, 2014 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services -- Continued
May 30, 2014 Heller Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 28, 2014 Heller: Time for "Leadership Change at the VA at the Highest Level"
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Regarding Problems within Nevada's VA System
May 22, 2014 Veterans Health Care
May 22, 2014 Letter to Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Regarding VA Oversight Hearings
May 8, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Bolder Action to Fix Problems Plaguing Veterans in Nevada
April 30, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
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 Files Additional Amendments to Senate Budget
March 22, 2013 Heller Praises Amendment to Expand Health Care for CHAMPVA Children
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 Heller Cosponsors Careers for Veterans Act
March 8, 2013 Senators Support 'Careers for Veterans Act'
March 6, 2013 Heller, Tester, Manchin, Boozman Introduce Bill to Protect Value of Purple Heart, Bronze Star
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