Tag: u.s house military construction and veterans affairs appropriations subcommittee

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Ramps Up Efforts to Be Next Appropriations Committee Chair

Back in November, Wasserman Schultz announced that she wants to be the next chairwoman of the powerful U.S. House Appropriations Committee. If selected by her fellow Democrats and her party retains the House, the South Florida congresswoman will take over as chairwoman at the start of 2021.

After Pressure From Florida Congresswoman, Robert Wilkie Agrees to Remove Nazi Swastikas From VA...

From her perch as the chairwoman of the U.S. House Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., weighed in this week after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced it would remove the headstones of Nazi soldiers buried in veterans ceremonies since they have swastikas on them.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Remove Nazi Swatiskas From VA National Cemeteries

Wasserman Schultz weighed in on Friday on the Nazi soldiers’ graves in national veterans cemeteries in Texas and Utah.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Calls on Trump to Fully Deploy Defense Production Act to Protect...

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hi., wrote Trump in response to various national news outlets detailing worker protests and numerous accounts of protective equipment shortages in VAs across the country.

Charlie Crist Wants Congressional Hearing on Unsafe Military Housing

Crist voiced his continued concern for the health and safety of military families, including those residing at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, as they suffer from unsafe living conditions in poorly maintained family housing.
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John Rutherford Wants Answers From VA on Plans for Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injuries

A Republican congressman from Florida has teamed up with a Democrat from California to ask the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) about their long-term care plans for veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI), including focusing on assisted living programs.

Florida Congresswoman Plans to Fight Trump’s Plan to Use Military Construction Funds to Build...

With the Trump administration planning to move defense funds to build a wall to help control illegal immigration at the southern border, a Florida congresswoman holding a key post on Capitol Hill is pushing back.