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Orrin Hatch's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Orrin G. Hatch
Office: U.S. Senate (UT) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/1976
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elaine; 6 Children: Brent, Marcia, Kimberly, Scott, Alyssa, Jess
Birth Date: 03/22/1934
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
Home City: Salt Lake City, UT
Religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Date Title
Issue Position: Defense and Veterans
Aug. 1, 2014 Hatch Votes to Reform the VA to Improve Veterans Care
July 29, 2014 Hatch on the Confirmation of Robert McDonald as VA Secretary
June 26, 2014 Casey, Hatch Introduce Bill to Reauthorize the Traumatic Brain Injury Program
June 4, 2014 Hatch Joins Legislation to Increase Accountability at the VA
May 30, 2014 Hatch Statement on the Resignation of Eric Shinseki
May 23, 2014 Hatch Memorial Day Statement
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System
May 16, 2014 Letter to Eric Ken Shinseki, Secretary of Veteran Affairs - Answers On Veterans' Care
Nov. 10, 2013 Hatch to Honor Utah Veteran at Saturday's University of Utah Football Game
May 27, 2013 Hatch Releases Statement for Memorial Day
April 29, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Claims Backlog at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
Jan. 31, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Astrue on Social Security Administration to Expedite Assistance to Veterans
Jan. 29, 2013 Letter to Social Security Commissioner Michael J. Astrue
July 29, 2009 Hatch Legislation Enables Military Retirees To Apply For Federal Police, Firefighter And Other Jobs
May 22, 2008 Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008
May 22, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008 - Continued
April 22, 2008 Veterans' Benefits Enhancement Act - Motion to Proceed - Continued
Sept. 12, 2007 VA Wait Times
Aug. 2, 2007 Submitted Resolutions
July 26, 2007 Submitted Resolutions
April 26, 2007 U. S. Troops Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007--Conference Report
June 27, 2006 Flag Desecration Amendment
March 28, 2006 Hatch Announces the 2006 Annual Utah Conference for Seniors
Feb. 7, 2006 Veterans Need Asbestos Compensation Reform, Hatch Says
Aug. 22, 2005 Hatch Addresses Veterans of Foreign Wars
Jan. 26, 2005 Nomination of James Nicholson as Secretary of Veterans Affairs
July 20, 2004 Authority for Committees to Meet
May 3, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 20, 2004 Diversion of Funds For Military Operations In Iraq
April 10, 2003 Honoring Our Armed Forces
Nov. 10, 1999 Floor Statement- Veterans
Jan. 1, 1 Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: National Defense
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Focus on Utah
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