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Barbara Mikulski's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Barbara A. Mikulski
Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Female
Family: Single
Birth Date: 07/20/1936
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
March 25, 2014 Mikulski Continues Efforts to Eliminate Veterans Benefits Claims Backlog at Appropriations Hearing with Secretary Shinseki
Feb. 27, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Jan. 14, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Continued
Oct. 14, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013-- Motion to Proceed--
Sept. 30, 2013 Letter to Director Dennis Smith, VA Maryland Health Care System - Mikulski Calls for Action Plan to Address Doctor and Nurse Shortage at Baltimore VA Hospital
Aug. 1, 2013 Full Committee Summary: FY14 Defense Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Full Committee Markup of Defense Bill
June 21, 2013 Mikulski Colleagues Introduce Bill to Permanently Protect the Phrase "GI Bill" from Abuse
June 18, 2013 Mikulski Announces 10-Point Action and Reform Plan to End VA Claims Backlog Included in FY14 MilCon/VA Appropriations Bill
May 23, 2013 Chairwoman Mikulski Announces Agreement Among DoD, VA, IRS, SSA to Work Together to End Gridlock of VA Claims Backlog
May 22, 2013 Remarks Following a Roundtable Discussion on the Veterans Affairs Claims Backlog with the Senate Appropriations Committee
May 22, 2013 Chairwoman Mikulski Announces Agreement Among DoD, VA, IRS, SSA to Work Together to End Gridlock of VA Claims Backlog
April 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Claims Backlog of the Department of Veterans Affairs
March 12, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
Sept. 13, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin Co-Sponsor Bill Extending Tax Credits for Employers Who Hire Vets
Aug. 1, 2012 Mikulski, Harkin, Merkley Introduce Legislation to Stop Colleges from Peddling Worthless Degrees
July 20, 2012 Mikulski Announces Passage of Veterans Omnibus Legislation
July 13, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
June 25, 2012 Senators Cardin and Mikulski Announce Federal COPS Grant for Hagerstown to Hire Five New Police Officers
June 20, 2012 Mikulski, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Permanently Protect the Phrase "GI Bill" From Abuse
May 24, 2012 Mikulski Announces Federal Funding For America's Veterans
March 28, 2012 Hearing of the Defense Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Examining Health Care of Wounded Soldiers
March 20, 2012 Mikulski, Senate Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Veterans' Education Bill
March 8, 2012 Cardin, Hoyer, Mikulski Announce Federal Grant for Charlotte Hall Veterans Home
March 2, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinsek, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 17, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin Announce Maryland Tax Credit For Businesses That Hire Veterans
Nov. 18, 2011 Mikulski Announces Final Congressional Approval Of THUD Appropriations Bill That Includes Funds To Make Housing Affordable For Homeless Vets
Nov. 10, 2011 Mikulski Announces Senate Passage of Bill to Create Jobs for Veterans
Nov. 9, 2011 Mikulski Applauds Federal Transportation Investment to Improve Veterans and Military Families Access to Jobs and Health Care
Nov. 9, 2011 Mikulski Joins Senate Military Family Caucus, Launches Resources Web Page to Help Maryland's Veterans and Military Families Find Deserved Resources
July 5, 2011 Mikulski Continues Jobs Tour Of Maryland With Announcement Of Federal Grant To Help Veterans Get, Keep Jobs
June 30, 2011 Mikulski and Senate Colleagues Condemn For-Profit Colleges' Mistreatment of America's Veterans
June 30, 2011 Mikulski Announces Committee Approval of Federal Funding for Veterans
June 29, 2011 Senators Condemn For-Profit Colleges' Mistreatment of America's Veterens
June 6, 2011 Mikulski, Cardin Announce Federal Funds for Veterans Assistance Programs in Maryland
Feb. 28, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs
Dec. 14, 2009 Mikulski Announces Final Senate Approval of Bill That Keeps Promises to America's Veterans
Nov. 20, 2009 Mikulski Applauds Senate Passage of Bill to Support the Caregivers of Our Wounded Veterans
Nov. 18, 2009 Mikulski Announces Senate Passage of Bill That Keeps Promises to America's Veterans
Nov. 10, 2009 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Continued
Aug. 10, 2009 Mikulski: New Legislation Honors Promises to America's Volunteers
Aug. 10, 2009 Mikulski: New Legislation Honors Promises to America's Volunteers
April 13, 2009 Letter to Director Ann Brown, Department of Veterans Affairs
March 25, 2009 Mikulski, Cardin Announce American Recovery Act Funds Will Update VA Health Facilities Serving Maryland Veterans
Jan. 21, 2009 Mikulski Statement in Support of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Nominee Eric Shinseki
Aug. 6, 2008 Cardin, Mikulski Hold Roundtable Discussion with Veterans and Pledge to Continue to Fight for Better Health Care and Other Benefits
June 12, 2008 Letter to Department of Veterans Affairs
May 22, 2008 Mikulski Applauds Passage on New G.I. Bill
May 22, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
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