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Date Title Officials Location
Sept. 11, 2014 Schumer Introduces Critical Legislation to Clear the Way for Medal of Honor for WWI Hero Sgt. Henry Johnson Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Sept. 10, 2014 Reed, Manufacturing Caucus Look for Ways to Hire Vets Rep. Thomas Reed Unknown
Sept. 8, 2014 Reed Convenes Manufacturing Caucus for "Hire Vets" Focus Rep. Thomas Reed Unknown
Sept. 8, 2014 Bishop Honors Local Veterans Rep. Timothy Bishop Unknown
Sept. 4, 2014 Tester, Gillibrand, Walsh, Blumenthal Applaud PTSD Change at DOD Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Aug. 26, 2014 Schumer Announces Secretary of Defense Has Recommended That WWI Hero, Sgt Henry Johnson, Recieve Long-Awaited, and Unjustly Denied, Medal of Honor Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Aug. 26, 2014 Congressman Higgins Presents Family of WWII Army Veteran Edward J. O'Donnell With Military Service Medals Rep. Brian Higgins Unknown
Aug. 21, 2014 Congressman Gibson Presents Purple Heart Award to Otsego County Veteran Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, DC
Aug. 15, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - TAACCCT Grant for SUNY Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Aug. 15, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - TAACCCT Grant for SUNY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
Aug. 15, 2014 Schumer Launches Push to Secure Fed Funds to Establish Program at North Country Community College Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Aug. 12, 2014 Lowey, Maloney, and Engel Announce Grant to Help 400 Homeless Veterans and Their Families in the Hudson Valley Rep. Nita Lowey Unknown
Aug. 12, 2014 Maloney and Gibson Announce Investment to Help Homeless Veterans and Their Families in the Hudson Valley Rep. Sean Maloney Poughkeepsie, NY
Aug. 12, 2014 Lowey, Maloney, and Engel Announce Grant to Help 400 Homeless Veterans and Their Families in the Hudson Valley Rep. Eliot Engel Unknown
Aug. 12, 2014 Lowey, Maloney, and Engel Announce Grant to Help 400 Homeless Veterans and Their Families in the Hudson Valley Rep. Sean Maloney Unknown
Aug. 8, 2014 Congressman Engel says New Law Addresses Issues that Plague VA Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
Aug. 6, 2014 Newsletter: 08/06/2014 Rep. Timothy Bishop Unknown
Aug. 5, 2014 Newsletter: 08/05/2014 Rep. Timothy Bishop Unknown
July 31, 2014 Bishop Statement on Passage of Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 Rep. Timothy Bishop Unknown
July 31, 2014 Congressman Gibson Announces Passage of VA Reform Bill Rep. Christopher Gibson Washington, DC
July 31, 2014 Congressman Engel Applauds Bipartisan VA Bill Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
July 30, 2014 House Passes Bipartisan Agreemet to Reform Department of Veterans Affairs Rep. William Owens Washington, DC
July 30, 2014 Rep. Grimm Hails Passage of House VA Reform Bill Rep. Michael Grimm Washington, DC
July 30, 2014 Congress Prioritizes Veterans Care with Passage of Legislation Rep. Chris Collins Washington, DC
July 30, 2014 Tom Reed Supports Veterans Rep. Thomas Reed Washington, DC
July 30, 2014 Rep. Maffei Statement Applauding House Passage of Bipartisan Veterans' Access to Care Through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 Rep. Daniel Maffei Washington, DC
July 29, 2014 Correcting the Crisis at the VA Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
July 29, 2014 Lets Not Waste Precious Time Suing the President Rep. Nydia Velázquez Washington, DC
July 29, 2014 Owens Praises Appointment of VA Secretary Robert Mcdonald Rep. William Owens Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. William Owens Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Charles Rangel Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Joseph Crowley Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Sean Maloney Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Daniel Maffei Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Maloney Commends House Vote to Ease Hudson Valley Veterans Travel to Memorials Rep. Sean Maloney Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Grace Meng Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Timothy Bishop Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Steve Israel Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
July 24, 2014 Rep. Maffei Annonces Central New York Veterans Survey Rep. Daniel Maffei Syracuse, NY
July 22, 2014 Rep. Israel, County Executives Bellone and Mangano Host Veterans Hiring Pledge Signing Rep. Steve Israel Melville, NY
July 21, 2014 Lowey Facility Tour Highlights Federal Defense Dollars Supporting Local Business Rep. Nita Lowey Blauvelt, NY
July 9, 2014 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to Increase VA Hiring Preference for Veterans Rep. William Owens Washington, DC
July 9, 2014 Maloney and Mullin Announce Bipartisan Bill to Reform Veterans Employment Program Rep. Sean Maloney Washington, DC
July 9, 2014 Health Care for Our Vets Is the Least We Can Do Rep. Michael Grimm Unknown
July 2, 2014 Schumer: Our Vets Should Not Have To Wait Years For The Life-Saving Equipment They Need Sen. Charles Schumer Buffalo, NY
July 2, 2014 Rep. Engel Says Robert McDonald's Tenure Would Marks New Chapter for Veterans Affairs Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
June 27, 2014 Reed, Collins Press VA for Stricter Reporting Requirements on Sterilization Procedures Rep. Thomas Reed Unknown
June 26, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee and the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Technology for Patient Safety at Veterans Hospitals Rep. Daniel Maffei Washington, DC
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader Elect - Unemployment Insurance Rep. Joseph Crowley Unknown
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader Elect - Unemployment Insurance Rep. Paul Tonko Unknown
June 24, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke: Reform the Claims Process for Survivors of Sexual Assault in the Military Rep. Yvette Clarke Brooklyn, NY
June 23, 2014 Congressman Chris Collins Blasts Buffalo VA's Continued Negligence Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims Rep. Yvette Clarke Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims Rep. Charles Rangel Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Rep. Charles Rangel Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Rep. Nita Lowey Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Rep. Paul Tonko Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims Rep. Paul Tonko Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Rep. Yvette Clarke Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims Rep. Carolyn Maloney Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Rep. Carolyn Maloney Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims Rep. Nita Lowey Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims Rep. Louise Slaughter Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Rep. Louise Slaughter Unknown
June 18, 2014 Congressman Chris Collins Sounds Off on Reports of VA Bonuses Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
June 13, 2014 Newsday- Lawmakers: Northport VA Wait-Time Discrepancies Should Be Explained Rep. Timothy Bishop Washington, DC
June 13, 2014 Newsday- Lawmakers: Northport VA Wait-Time Discrepancies Should Be Explained Rep. Peter King Washington, DC
June 13, 2014 Newsday- Lawmakers: Northport VA Wait-Time Discrepancies Should Be Explained Rep. Carolyn McCarthy Washington, DC
June 13, 2014 Newsday- Lawmakers: Northport VA Wait-Time Discrepancies Should Be Explained Rep. Steve Israel Washington, DC
June 10, 2014 Schumer: NY's VA Hospitals Conduct Millions of Appointments, Surgeries Per Year - If Tragic Phoenix VA Medical Scandal Exposes Even Fraction of Problems in Area, It's Clear We Must Do More to Care for our Heroes Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
June 10, 2014 Reed Cosponsors Bill to Give Veterans More Health Care Flexibility Rep. Thomas Reed Washington, DC
June 10, 2014 Statement from Congressman Chris Collins on the Passage of the Veteran Access to Care Act of 2014 Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
June 10, 2014 The Hill- Bill Would Ensure Access to VA Hospice Care Rep. Chris Collins Washington, DC
June 10, 2014 House Passes Bill to Expand Veterans' Access to Community Hospitals Rep. William Owens Washington, DC
June 10, 2014 Democrat & Chronicle- Five New York House Members Call for Shinseki to Resign Rep. Chris Collins Washington, DC
June 9, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Reimbursement Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand New York
June 9, 2014 Demanding Accountability for Veterans Act of 2014 Rep. Chris Collins Washington, DC
June 9, 2014 Maloney Deeply Concerned Following Nationwide Access Audit Rep. Sean Maloney Washington, DC
June 6, 2014 Owens Responds to VA Reform Deal Announced By Senate Rep. William Owens Washington, DC
June 5, 2014 Nomination of Carolyn Hessler-Radelet to be Director of the Peace Corps Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
June 5, 2014 Rep. Maloney Heads to Normandy to Join New York Veterans for D-Day 70th Anniversary Observances Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
June 4, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Private Sector Care for Veterans Rep. Christopher Gibson Unknown
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 Reed: There's A Tremendous Amount of Work To Be Done To Fix the VA System Rep. Thomas Reed Unknown
May 30, 2014 Lowey Statement Calling for Leadership Change at the Department of Veterans Affairs Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Congressman Engel Says Shinseki Put Country First By Resigning Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Rep. Maffei Statement on Resignation of Secretary Shinseki Rep. Daniel Maffei Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Statement From Congressman Chris Collins on the Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
May 29, 2014 Hanna Issues Statement on Secretary Shinseki Rep. Richard Hanna Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Statement on the Investigation of Inadequate Health Care at VA Hospitals Rep. Yvette Clarke Brooklyn, NY
May 29, 2014 Statement from Congressman Chris Collins on the Announcement of a Veterans' Cemetery in Pembroke, NY Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
May 29, 2014 Rep. Israel Calls for Criminal Investigation into Wrongdoing at VA Rep. Steve Israel Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Asking For a Plan to Reform the VA Rep. Daniel Maffei Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 Statement from Congressman Chris Collins Following the Release of the VA Inspector General Report Regarding Patient Wait Times at the Phoenix VA Rep. Chris Collins Unknown
May 28, 2014 Rep. Maffei Statement Calling For Resignation of VA Secretary Rep. Daniel Maffei Washington, DC
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