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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
July 17, 2015 Senators: 'Terrible Failure Of Our Promise To Veterans And Taxpayers' When GI Bill Benefits Wasted On Questionable Institutions
July 10, 2015 On Fiftieth Anniversary Of The Vietnam War, Durbin Honors The Men And Women Who Served
June 24, 2015 Durbin Joins Carper & Blumenthal To Introduce Legislation To Protect Veterans And Military Students
June 24, 2015 Durbin Leads Members Of Congress In Calling On VA To Investigate ITT Tech - The Third Largest Recipient Of GI Bill Benefits
June 11, 2015 Durbin And Duckworth Introduce Bipartisan Servicemember Student Loan Affordability Act
May 20, 2015 LGBT Veterans Monument At Lincoln National Cemetery
April 23, 2015 Senators: Education Secretary Must Shine A Light On For-Profit College Loophole That Harms Veteran And Military Students And Taxpayers
April 21, 2015 Durbin, Murphy, Cartwright Introduce Legislation to Meet Demand for High-Quality Prosthetic Care for Veterans
April 21, 2015 U.S. Rep. Cartwright, Senators Durbin and Murphy Introduce Legislation to Meet Demand for High-Quality Prosthetic Care for Veterans
April 21, 2015 Durbin, Murphy, Cartwright Introduce Legislation To Meet Demand For High-Quality Prosthetic Care For Veterans
April 20, 2015 Durbin Announces More Than $674,000 In Federal Funding To Assist Homeless Veterans In Illinois
April 13, 2015 Durbin Honors World War II Veteran With Service Medals
March 5, 2015 Durbin, Baldwin Introduce Expansion Of VA Caregiver Program That Could Help Thousands More Veterans And Their Families
Feb. 3, 2015 Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act
Sept. 18, 2014 Competitive Pay for Health Care Professionals
Sept. 17, 2014 Durbin Applauds Decision to Raise Current Pay Scale at VA Hospitals
Sept. 15, 2014 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Raising Current Pay Scale for Health Care Professionals
Sept. 11, 2014 Durbin, Blumenthal Introduce Bill to Support Veteran-Owned Small Business
Sept. 10, 2014 Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Relating to Contributions and Expenditures Intended to Affect Elections
Sept. 9, 2014 Durbin: Defense Department Needs Plan to Ensure Quality in Tuition Assistance Program
Sept. 3, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Reviewing Allegations of Wrongdoing at Military Hospitals and Reporting to Defense Appropriations Subcommittee
Aug. 25, 2014 Letter to Tammy Kennedy, Acting General Counsel of Veterans Affairs - Helping Illinois Veterans Take Full Advantage of Their Education Benefits
Aug. 25, 2014 Durbin Supports Helping Illinois Veterans Take Full Advantage of Their Education Benefits
Aug. 18, 2014 Tampa Tribune - For-Profit Colleges Gouging Veterans, U.S. Senate Report Finds
Aug. 14, 2014 Chicago Tribune - Durbin Urges Hospira Not to Flee U.S.
Aug. 4, 2014 WSIU - Durbin: Critical Bills Pass at Deadline
Aug. 1, 2014 Durbin Applauds Passage of Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act
July 31, 2014 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans' Affairs - VA Internal Audit
July 30, 2014 Two Years After Harkin Report Revealed Questionable Business Practices in For-Profit College Industry, New Analysis Shows For-Profit Colleges Are Top Recipients of Post 9/11 G.I. Bill Dollars
July 29, 2014 Durbin Statement on Committee Report Revealing Questionable Business Practices in For-Profit College Industry
July 15, 2014 Associated Press - Military's Tobacco Discount: Up in Smoke
July 8, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
July 8, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
June 18, 2014 Durbin Meets with Veteran Service Organizations as Progress Continues on Legislation to Bring Accountability to the VA
June 18, 2014 Durbin Chairs Defense Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on DOD Budget Issues
June 11, 2014 Chicago Tribune - Durbin Meets with VA Secretary Over Schedule Woes in Illinois
June 11, 2014 Durbin: Senate Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Accountability to Senior Staff at VA Medical Centers
June 9, 2014 Durbin Statement on Internal VA Audit on Waitlist Practicies
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 30, 2014 Durbin Statement on Shinseki Resignation
May 27, 2014 Durbin Addresses VA Scandal at Memorial Day Ceremonies
May 27, 2014 WGN -Durbin: New Legislation Would Expand Prosthetics Programs for Wounded Veterans
May 26, 2014 Mundelein Review - U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin's Memorial Day Remarks Address VA Scandal
May 22, 2014 Durbin Meets with Secretary Shinseki, Calls for Public Report on Illinois VA Facilities
May 21, 2014 WJBC -
May 21, 2014 Nomination of David Jeremiah Barron to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit -- Continued
May 14, 2014 Letter to Servicers of Student Loans - Help US Military Members and Veterans with Student Loan Debt
April 14, 2014 The St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Durbin Says U.S. Unprepared for Lingering Military Mental Health Challenges
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