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Bruce Braley's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Bruce Braley
Office: U.S. House (IA) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 3 Children: Lisa, David, Paul
Birth Date: 10/30/1957
Birth Place: Grinnell
Home City: Waterloo, IA
Date Title
Braley Votes to Expand Health Care for Veterans
Issue Position: Honoring Our Veterans and Military Families
Issue Position: Fighting for Our Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans' Affairs
June 11, 2014 Letter to Jeff Miller, Chairman of House Committee on Veterans Affairs' and Mike Michaud, Ranking Member of House Committee on Veterans Affairs' - Solutions at VA
June 6, 2014 Braley Endorses Framework of McCain/Sanders Package to Reform VA
June 6, 2014 Braley Marks 70th Anniversary of D-Day
April 22, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Braley Pushes for Passage of Hire a Hero Act
April 8, 2014 Braley Continues Push to Create Veterans' Job Corps
March 20, 2014 Braley Praises Veterans Affairs Adaptive Housing Grant Program
March 13, 2014 Braley, Bustos Introduce "Taylor Morris Act' to Ease Financial Burden for America's Most Severely Injured Veterans
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Dec. 4, 2013 Braley Introduces Legislation to Permanently Renew Tax Credits of up to $9,600 for Hiring Veterans
Nov. 20, 2013 Braley Reintroduces Legislation to Improve Access to Veterans' Health Care Facilities
Nov. 4, 2013 Braley Presents Distinguished Service Medals to Three Waterloo Veterans
Nov. 4, 2013 Braley Begins Student Veterans Listening Tour Across Eastern Iowa
Oct. 29, 2013 Braley Reintroduces Bill to Make Veterans Day a Holiday for All Veterans
Oct. 23, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Protect Veterans from Government Shutdowns
Aug. 28, 2013 Politico - Anti-War Democrats Speak Up on Syria
June 12, 2013 Braley Launches Webpage to Help Iowa Vets Navigate VA Claims Backlog
May 28, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Claims Backlog
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
Dec. 31, 2012 Braley-Authored Language to Improve Transparency of Education Options for Veterans Heads to President's Desk
Sept. 11, 2012 Braley Provision to Protect Veterans' Education Benefits Passes House with Bipartisan Support
Aug. 6, 2012 Braley Statement on President Signing the Andrew Connolly Veterans Housing Act
July 12, 2012 Braley's Bipartisan "Blueprint for Veterans Opportunity" Takes Another Step Forward in US House
June 25, 2012 In Cedar Rapids, Braley Highlights Alliant Energy's Efforts to Hire Veterans
June 25, 2012 Braley Introduces Bill Making More Blinded Veterans Eligible for VA Adaptive Housing Grants
June 21, 2012 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 4115, H.R. 4740, H.R. 3860, H.R. 5747
June 1, 2012 Braley Provides Answer to Obama's Call for Veterans' Job Corps
May 29, 2012 Braley Holds Roundtable to Discuss Veteran Employment Opportunities
May 25, 2012 Braley Statement on Memorial Day
May 9, 2012 Braley Introduces Legislation Creating Veterans' Jobs Corps
April 26, 2012 Braley Statement on Obama Plan to Stop Deceptive Practices by Educational Institutions that Target Veterans
March 8, 2012 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3329, H.R. 3483, H.R. 3610, H.R. 3670, H.R. 3524, H.R. 4048, H.R. 4051, H.R. 4052, H.R 4057, and H.R. 4072
March 8, 2012 House Panel Considers Braley Bill to Strengthen Job Protections for Returning Veterans
Feb. 15, 2012 Braley Introduces Veterans Access to Care Act
Feb. 3, 2012 Braley Statement on President's Veterans' Jobs Corps Proposal
Feb. 2, 2012 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs - Lowering the Rate of Unemployment for the National Guard
Dec. 15, 2011 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Committee of Veterans' Affairs - Reviewing the Implementation of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011
Nov. 30, 2011 Braley Introduces Bill Strengthening Job Protections for Returning Veterans
Nov. 30, 2011 Joint Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations and the Economic Opportunity Subcommittees of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Certification Process
Nov. 16, 2011 Braley Lauds House Passage of Veterans Hiring Tax Credits
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Eric Cantor and Steny Hoyer
Oct. 28, 2011 Letter to John Kline, Chairman, Committee on Education & Workforce
Oct. 19, 2011 Braley Urges House Panel to Probe Reports of Banks Charging Vets Illegal Home Financing Fees
Oct. 12, 2011 House Passes Braley Bill to Protect Vets' Homes from Foreclosure
Oct. 11, 2011 Providing Surviving Military Spouses WIth Mortgage Protection
Sept. 8, 2011 Braley: Jobs Plan Should Focus on Boosting Iowa's "Struggling Middle Class"
Sept. 8, 2011 Braley's Protecting Veterans' Homes Act Moves Forward in House
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