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Randy Forbes' Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: James Randy Forbes
Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 06/19/2001
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Shirley; 4 Children: Neil, Jamie, Jordan, Justin
Birth Date: 02/17/1952
Birth Place: Chesapeake
Home City: Chesapeake, VA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
June 12, 2014 Is This the America You Know?
April 30, 2014 Blog: Controversy and a Cross
Feb. 26, 2014 Column - Proud to Do It
Feb. 4, 2014 Blog: In-state tuition for Veterans
Nov. 8, 2013 Bearing Drift - Open Letter to Those Who Serve
Aug. 30, 2013 Blog: Bonuses for VA Employees in the Midst of Massive Backlog of Veterans' Benefit Claims?
June 28, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Harris - Hire Vets Virginia Initiative
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
July 25, 2012 Joint Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee and the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Back from the Battlefield: DOD and VA Collaboration to Assist Service Members Returning to Civilian Life
June 11, 2012 Forbes Calls on Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Address Severe Claims Backlog
April 25, 2012 Forbes Announces Defending Our Defenders Event
April 16, 2012 AUSA News - Forbes Editorial: "Vision For Our Veterans"
Nov. 11, 2011 Parades and Poppies: Honoring Our Veterans
Sept. 22, 2011 Bipartisan National Guard & Reservist Debt Relief Extension Act Approved by House Judiciary Committee Measure Heads to House Floor
Sept. 10, 2010 Op-Ed - To Care For Those Who Shall Have Borne The Battle
July 27, 2010 Blog: Veterans Discussion Forum
June 11, 2010 Congressman Forbes Statement on Arlington Cemetery Mismanagement
May 28, 2010 The Last Full Measure of Devotion
April 29, 2010 Forbes Applauds Supreme Court Decision To Protect Veterans Memorial Cross
Nov. 13, 2009 Forbes Asks Va To Bolster Claims Processing For Veterans
Nov. 11, 2009 Forbes Honors Nation's Veterans On Veterans Day
June 10, 2009 Forbes Calls on Budget Committee Chairman To Use Reserve Funds To Protect Financial Security Of Our Nation's Veterans
Oct. 3, 2008 Washington Update: Weeks of September 22 - October 3, 2008
Sept. 12, 2008 Washington Update
Nov. 15, 2007 Forbes Statement on Stalled Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill
Nov. 13, 2007 Rewriting American History
Nov. 5, 2007 A Day of Honor
Nov. 2, 2007 Forbes Supports Two Bills to Provide Veterans with Increased Benefits
Oct. 16, 2007 Forbes Participates in Ceremony Celebrating Victory for Religious Freedom of Speech
Oct. 4, 2007 Forbes Cosponsors Legislation to Improve Care for American Troops with Combat Eye Trauma
May 25, 2007 Capitol Monitor: A Nation's Strength
April 20, 2007 Forbes Supporting Improvements in Veterans' Health Care, Benefits
Oct. 27, 2006 Editorial - To be so Grateful
Nov. 7, 2005 Thank you
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
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