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Tim Walz's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Timothy 'Tim' J. Walz
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 1, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gwen; 2 Children: Hope, Gus
Birth Date: 04/06/1964
Birth Place: West Point, NE
Home City: Mankato, MN
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
July 10, 2014 Walz, Miller, Duckworth Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Tackle Veteran Suicide
June 24, 2014 Hearing of VA Reform Conference Committee - VA Reform and Increased Care for Veterams
June 23, 2014 Walz Statement on Office of Special Counsel Findings
June 18, 2014 Walz Named to Bipartisan, Bicameral VA Reform Bill Conference Committee
June 17, 2014 Lyle C. Pearson Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
June 10, 2014 Walz Pleased VA Working with Mayo Clinic, Others in Health Care Industry
June 10, 2014 Walz Supports Bipartisan House Measure to Expand Veterans' Access to Care
May 30, 2014 Walz Statement Regarding Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 28, 2014 Walz Statement on Interim VA IG Report
May 21, 2014 Walz Votes to Hold VA Employees Accountable
May 14, 2014 Walz & Veterans Groups Meet with Local VA Officials to Talk Wait Times for Medical Care
May 8, 2014 Walz Works to Hold VA Accountable
May 2, 2014 Walz Recognized for National Leadership on Veterans Issues
April 25, 2014 Walz Touts Better Services for Vets at Grand Opening of Albert Lea Clinic
April 15, 2014 Walz Visits Stewartville Business, Promotes Veterans Jobs Initiatives
March 25, 2014 Congressional Hearing on Representatives Walz and Denham's Bipartisan Bill to Tackle VA Backlog to Take Place Wednesday
Feb. 11, 2014 Walz Votes to Restore Military Retiree Pensions
Feb. 4, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Announce the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act
Jan. 15, 2014 Walz Statement on Appropriations Bill
Dec. 20, 2013 Representatives Walz, Maffei Introduce Military Retirement Restoration Act
Dec. 12, 2013 Walz Votes for Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Nov. 20, 2013 Freedoms are Protected for LGBT Veterans & Families
Nov. 8, 2013 Walz Lauds New Veterans Clinic in Albert Lea
Nov. 8, 2013 Walz & Local Vets Break Ground on Preston Veterans Cemetery
Nov. 7, 2013 Bipartisan Group Aims to Improve Job Opportunities for Vets
Oct. 29, 2013 Walz Legislation to Give Military Retirees the Honor they Deserve Passes House
Oct. 28, 2013 Denial of Benefit Requirement
Oct. 2, 2013 Walz, Duckworth, Enyart Decry Playing Politics with our Nation's Veterans
Sept. 25, 2013 Walz Announces $10 Million Grant for Veterans Cemetery in Preston
Aug. 28, 2013 Politico - Anti-War Democrats Speak Up on Syria
Aug. 8, 2013 Walz Tours NextEra Energy, Talks Clean Energy & Veterans' Jobs
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
July 23, 2013 Walz Introduces Bipartisan Veterans Jobs Bill
June 14, 2013 Walz Wants Justice for Wrongfully Discharged Veterans
May 22, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Request for Urgent Relief of VA Backlog
May 16, 2013 Franken, Walz Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Tackle VA Backlog
May 8, 2013 Walz Bill to Give Military Retirees the Honor They Deserve Passes Committee, Heads to House Floor
May 3, 2013 Statement from Co-Chairs of the Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus on Veterans Unemployment Numbers
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Bipartisan Group in Pushing Pentagon on VA Claims Backlog
March 5, 2013 Walz Bill Will Work to Right Wrong for Misdiagnosed Veterans
Feb. 27, 2013 Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus Launch Bipartisan, Bicameral Efforts to Combat Veteran Unemployment
Feb. 13, 2013 Walz Introduces Legislation to Give Military Retirees the Honor they Deserve
Feb. 6, 2013 Walz Accepts Honor from Advocates for U.S. Military Men and Women
Oct. 15, 2012 Rooney: New Legislation Needed to Ensure Veterans with PTSD Aren't Denied Benefits
Oct. 12, 2012 Walz Releases First Ad of 2012: Goals
Sept. 21, 2012 Walz Highlights Suicide Prevention for Veterans at Bipartisan Forum
Sept. 13, 2012 Denham, Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus Launch "Hire A Vet' Website
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