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Chet Edwards' Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Thomas 'Chet' Edwards
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lea Ann; 2 Children: John Thomas, Garrison
Birth Date: 11/24/1951
Birth Place: Corpus Christi, TX
Home City: Waco, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: National Defense
Issue Position: Supporting a Strong National Defense & the War on Terrorism
July 28, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011
April 21, 2010 Edwards Votes For Veterans Health Services Act To Expand Care For Vets
Dec. 10, 2009 Conference Report On H.R. 3288, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010
Oct. 28, 2009 Chairman Chet Edwards Hails Historic Advanced Appropriations Law For America's Veterans
Aug. 18, 2009 Edwards Joins VA Secretary Shinseki to Announce National Pharmacy Custom Care Center Coming to Waco
July 21, 2009 Edwards: Historic Veterans, Military Construction Bill Passes House
July 10, 2009 Military Construction And Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010
May 20, 2009 Hearing Of The Military Construction, Veterans Affairs And Related Agencies Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - The Department Of Air Force Budget
May 19, 2009 Hearing Of The Military Construction, Veterans Affairs And Related Agencies Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - The Department Of Air Force Budget
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Of The House Appropriations Committee - Veterans Affairs Department
May 7, 2009 Chairman Edwards Applauds White House Budget for Vets & Military Families
April 28, 2009 Waiving Requirement Of Clause 6(A) Of Rule Xiii With Respect To Consideration Of Certain Resolutions
March 31, 2009 Edwards Statement on President's Withdrawal of Proposal to Charge Private Insurance for Veterans Care
Feb. 27, 2009 Edwards Applauds Proposed $4.9 Billion Increase in Veterans Affairs Budget
Jan. 29, 2009 Edwards Chosen to Serve on Financial Services Committee in 111th
Jan. 29, 2009 Edwards: VA Outlines Plan to Reopen Benefits to 265,000 Middle Income
Jan. 28, 2009 Edwards Statement on House Passage of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act
Jan. 21, 2009 Edwards: Economic Recovery Plan Includes $7 Billion for Military, Veterans Facilities to Stimulate Economy, Create Jobs
Dec. 31, 2008 Chairman Chet Edwards Statement on Appointment of Gen. Shinseki as VA
Nov. 18, 2008 Edwards: VA Mileage Reimbursement Increases to 41.5 Cents per Mile for Veterans Who Drive Long Distances for Care
Nov. 16, 2008 KBTX - Edwards Rules Out Possible Cabinet Post
Nov. 11, 2008 Edwards: Veterans Day Is A Sacred Day
Sept. 24, 2008 Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sept. 24, 2008 Edwards: Veterans, Military Construction Funding Passes House Under Final 2009 Bill Respects Service of Troops, Veterans, & Builds on Historic 2008 Funding Increases
Aug. 27, 2008 As the Proud Son of a World War II Naval Aviator
Aug. 1, 2008 Edwards: 2009 Veterans, Military Construction Bill Passes House Respects Service of Troops, Veterans, & Builds on Historic 2008 Funding Increases
Aug. 1, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009
July 31, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009
July 31, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009
July 31, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009
July 31, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009
June 30, 2008 Edwards: Historic New GI Bill of Rights Becomes Law, Cover Veterans' 4 Year College Costs
June 19, 2008 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to House Amendments to Senate Amendment to H.R. 2642, Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008
June 19, 2008 Edwards Hails House Passage of GI Bill of Rights for 21st Century
June 12, 2008 Edwards: 2009 VA, Military Construction Bill Respects Service of Troops, Veterans
June 5, 2008 Conference Report on S. Con. Res. 70, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2009
May 26, 2008 Honor Troops, Veterans, and Their Families This Memorial Day
May 15, 2008 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008
May 15, 2008 Edwards: House Passes 21st Century GI Bill of Rights to Cover Veterans' Cost of College Education
April 2, 2008 Hearing of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee-Defense Spending
March 13, 2008 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2009 Appropriations for the Agencies Under its Jurisdiction
March 6, 2008 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - Veterans Medical Care
Feb. 14, 2008 Hearing of the Military Construction Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Veterans Affairs Budget
Feb. 7, 2008 Hearing of the Military Construction Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Military Quality of Life
Feb. 5, 2008 Let's Salute Veterans With Our Words and Deeds
Jan. 25, 2008 Statement by Chairman Chet Edwards on VFW Congressional Award
Jan. 16, 2008 House Democratic Caucus Press Conference with Rep. Pelosi (D-CA), Rep. Hoyer (D-MD), Rep. Clyburn (D-SC), Rep. Emanuel (D-IL, Rep. Larson (D-CT) and Rep. Edwards (D-TX)
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