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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 27, Republican
First Elected: 08/29/1989
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Dexter; 2 Children: Amanda, Patricia; 2 Stepchildren: Douglas, Katherine
Birth Date: 07/15/1952
Birth Place: Havana, Cuba
Home City: Miami, FL
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
July 30, 2014 Working to Improve Veteran Care, Ros-Lehtinen Supports VA Reform Bill
June 23, 2014 Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Resignation from the VA
May 21, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Supports Bill That Will Work to Make the VA More Accountable
Feb. 3, 2014 Protecting the Homeland and Working for our Veterans, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Two Important Bills
Dec. 10, 2013 Championing Our Veterans, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Bills That Will Help Improve Patriots' Quality of Life
Nov. 13, 2013 Working for South Florida Families, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Research on Preterm Births and Veterans Benefits Increase
Nov. 13, 2013 Looking Out for South Florida's Veterans, Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act
Nov. 8, 2013 E-Newsletter: Saying "Thank You" To Our Veterans
Nov. 7, 2013 Urging South Florida to Support Our Veterans, Ros-Lehtinen Asks Community to Attend Golden Veterans Parade
Oct. 28, 2013 Aiding Those to Whom We Owe the Highest Debt, Ros-Lehtinen Votes to Improve Veterans Services
Oct. 22, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Introduces Congressional Resolution Honoring Cong. Young and Co-Sponsors Legislation to Designate the C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Oct. 22, 2013 C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Oct. 3, 2013 House Passes Bills to Ensure Brave Men and Women of the National Guard & Reserve Can Continue to Serve; Ileana Also Votes to Provide Veterans with Hard-Earned Benefits
July 31, 2013 Encouraging Peace and Reunification on the Korean Peninsula
July 26, 2013 Saying Ho Chi Minh Was Inspired by U.S. Declaration, Constitution and Founding Fathers is an Insult to the Memories of Those Who Served and Sacrificed in Vietnam, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 20, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Brings Marine Veterans and Members of the House Together in Support of Kidnapped US Marine Armando Torres
July 9, 2013 Our Veterans Organizations Should Be Allowed To Receive Surplus Federal Property Donations & This Bill Will Allow This To Happen, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Feb. 14, 2013 Our Homecoming Veterans Should Not Have To Suffer Needless Bureaucratic Hurdles, Says Ros-Lehtinen; Congresswoman Votes for Legislation To Ease Veterans' Transition to Civilian Employment
Sept. 19, 2012 House Overwhelmingly Approves Legislation that Authorizes Major Construction Projects at VA Facilities Across The Nation; Ros-Lehtinen Pleased that Bill Includes Funds to Finally Finish Construction of Miami VA Operating Room
June 12, 2012 Pentagon Decision To Construct New & Improved Mini Mall At HARB Will Meet Growing Needs Of Local Military & Veteran Community, Says Ros-Lehtinen
March 30, 2012 As New Director for the Miami VA is Announced, Ros-Lehtinen Urges Him to Focus Like a Laser Beam on Fixing the Problems
Dec. 21, 2011 Reps. Mike Thompson, Ros-Lehtinen Introduce Legislation Supporting Military Personnel, veterans and their Families
Dec. 14, 2011 U.S. House Unanimously Passes Rangel Resolution On Korean War POW/MIAs & Abductees
Oct. 12, 2011 Follow-Up Miami VA Hearing Leads to More Questions
May 2, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen To Attend House Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing On Restoring Veteran Trust and Patient Safety at the Miami VA
July 6, 2010 Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Reacts to Reports of Ongoing Problems with Endoscopic ProceduresROCEDURES AT THE MIAMI VA
Sept. 29, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Contacts The Miami Veteran's Affairs Medical Ctr Regarding Their Lack Of Available Parking For Patients And Visitors
May 29, 2009 Miami Veterans Administration Hospital Reaching Out On Colonoscopy Risk
May 28, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Reports On Yesterday's (WED) VA Hearing In Miami On Steps Taken To Contact Veterans
May 22, 2009 Lawmaker Presses Tracking of Exposed Veterans
May 21, 2009 Rep: Find Vets Exposed To Unclean Equipment
May 21, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Reports Good News & Bad News In This Morning's Veterans Administration Briefing On Ongoing Health Scare
May 15, 2009 Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Blasts VA Response To Infections
May 14, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Contacts Secretary Of Veterans Administration General Eric Shinseki Over Agency's Failure To Notify Almost A Third Of The Veterans Who May Have Been Exposed To Highly Contagious Diseases
March 27, 2009 HIV Risk At Miami VA Hospital Not Found Until 2nd Review
March 24, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Contacts Top Veteran's Administration Official and House Chair Of Veterans' Affairs Committee: Serious Public Health Breech at Miami VA Medical Center
May 20, 2008 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With House Passage Of Legislative Projects That Will Grant Tax Benefits To Veterans, Active Duty Servicemen & Certain Volunteers & Also Help Safeguard
May 2, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007 Veto Message From The President Of The United
April 25, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
April 19, 2007 Appointment of Conferees on HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
March 22, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
Sept. 19, 2006 Recognizing and Honoring Filipino World War II Veterans
April 7, 2006 Recognizing Bay of Pigs Veterans Association 2506 Assault Brigade
Feb. 9, 2005 Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen
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