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Tammy Duckworth's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Dec. 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. David Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Duckworth Concerned Over VA Proposal to Reduce Assistance to Homeless Veterans
Dec. 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. David Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Nationwide Review of VA Providers
Sept. 18, 2017 Duckworth Amendment to Help Prevent Troops from Going Hungry Passes Senate as Part of NDAA You are here
Sept. 15, 2017 Duckworth Welcomes Servicemembers and Veterans as New Citizens at Naturalization Ceremony
Aug. 4, 2017 Duckworth Offers Comprehensive Package of Bills to Protect Veterans and Servicemembers from Unfair Treatment
Aug. 2, 2017 Durbin, Duckworth Urge VA Secretary To Look Into Mismanagement At Marion VA
July 24, 2017 Durbin, Duckworth Introduce Servicemember Student Loan Affordability Act
July 20, 2017 Duckworth Helps Introduce Expansion of G.I. Bill Benefits
July 19, 2017 Duckworth Meets with All Chicago Making Homelessness History to Discuss Veteran Homelessness
June 22, 2017 Warren, Cornyn, Duckworth and Tillis Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Truck Driving Jobs
June 20, 2017 Duckworth Reiterates Call for Expanded Veteran Support at Caregiver Panel on Capitol Hill
June 7, 2017 Duckworth Applauds Passage of VA Accountability & Whistleblower Protection Act
June 1, 2017 Letter to Chairman Jerry Moran and Ranking Member Brian Schatz, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterns Affairs, and Related Agencies - Fund Homeless Veteran Support Programs
May 30, 2017 Duckworth, Collins & Blumenthal Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Preventive Healthcare More Affordable for Veterans
May 30, 2017 Duckworth Pays Tribute to Fallen Servicemembers at Camp Butler on Memorial Day
May 30, 2017 Duckworth Discusses Veteran Healthcare Programs with Leaders at Rush University Medical Center
May 26, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump, Director Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget - America's Veterans Deserve Better Than Trump Budget
May 18, 2017 Blumenthal, Duckworth, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Preventative Healthcare More Affordable for Veterans
May 12, 2017 Duckworth Addresses Cadets at Northern Illinois University's ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
May 9, 2017 Duckworth, Cochran, Hirono Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Recognize Service and Sacrifice of Chinese-American Veterans During WWII
May 9, 2017 Duckworth, Tester, Nelson & Blumenthal Highlight Trumpcare's Devastating Tax Hikes on Millions of Veterans
May 4, 2017 Duckworth Criticizes GOP Healthcare Plan's Devastating Tax Hike on Millions of Veterans
April 7, 2017 Duckworth Meets with VA Secretary Shulkin, Highlights Need to Protect Veteran Access to Health Care
March 29, 2017 Duckworth: Trump Again Puts Veterans on Chopping Block, Threatens to Increase Veteran Homelessness
March 27, 2017 Duckworth Addresses Service Year Action Summit, Highlights Importance of National Service
March 23, 2017 Kuster Joins Duckworth, Veterans in Congress to Criticize Trumpcare's Devastating Tax Hike on Millions of Veterans
Jan. 26, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Lift Hiring Freeze On VA and Exempt Veterans Seeking Federal Employment
Jan. 25, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Exempt Entire VA from Hiring Freeze
Jan. 12, 2017 Duckworth: Eroding Civilian Leadership of Our Armed Forces Is a Dangerous Precedent
Jan. 11, 2017 Tammy Duckworth Statement on the Nomination of Dr. David Shulkin to be VA Secretary
Nov. 21, 2016 Letter to Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Assisted Reproductive Technology Coverage Under the Veterans Health Administration
Nov. 11, 2016 Tammy Duckworth Honors Her Fellow Veterans On Veterans Day
Oct. 18, 2016 After New Social Security Cost-Of-Living Announcement, Sen. Warren And Rep. Duckworth Urge Congress To Pass The SAVE Benefits Act To Provide Emergency Payments To Seniors, Veterans, And Other Americans
Sept. 13, 2016 Veterans Mobility Safety Act of 2016
Sept. 7, 2016 Tammy Duckworth's Bipartisan Bill Would Ensure Veterans Receive Same Preventive Health Benefits as All Insured Americans
Aug. 1, 2016 Tammy Duckworth: Drop in Veteran Homelessness is Important Milestone, Not the Finish Line
June 21, 2016 Following Her Appointment at Hines VA, Tammy Duckworth Continues Work to Improve Care & Access
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Prosthetics Coding
June 1, 2016 Daily Southtown - Thousands Gather at National Cemetery for Memorial Day Service
May 28, 2016 At Chicago Memorial Day Ceremony, Tammy Duckworth Pays Tribute To Our Nation's Fallen
May 23, 2016 Duckworth Responds To VA Secretary's Disney Comments
May 19, 2016 Duckworth Statement On MilCon-VA Appropriations Vote
May 18, 2016 In Meeting With Secretary McDonald, Duckworth Secures VA's Commitment To Improve Care At Hines
May 11, 2016 Associated Press - Illinois Senate campaign targets "war hero' veterans record
May 8, 2016 The Ottawa Times: Duckworth, Durbin Appear in Ottawa
May 5, 2016 Duckworth Visits Chicago Non-Profit Helping Vets Transition into the Workforce in High-Skill, High-Paying Jobs
April 14, 2016 Duckworth Calls On Congress To Honor The Promises Made To Our Veterans And Military Families By Opposing Cuts To The Post-9/11 GI Bill
March 30, 2016 Duckworth Announces Nearly $5 Million For Organizations Fighting Homelessness In The Eighth District
March 8, 2016 US News and World Report - Rep. Duckworth: Let's Refocus Efforts on Needs of Working Families
Feb. 26, 2016 Letter to Linda Halliday, Deputy of the Office of Inspector General - A Demand for Transparency from VA Inspector General
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