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  • Establishing Commission or Task Force to Evaluate the Backlog of Disability Claims


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    Representative Jeff Miller

    From: FL District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-28

    MILLER of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 2189) to establish a commission or task force to evaluate the backlog of disability claims of the Department of Veterans...



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    Representative Dina Titus

    From: NV District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-28

    TITUS. Mr. Speaker, I thank Mr. Michaud for yielding to me. As ranking member of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, I strongly support the bill before us, the omnibus bill,...



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    Representative Thomas J. Rooney

    From: FL District 17

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-28

    ROONEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Veterans Pension Protection Act as part of this important legislation. Last year, veterans groups came to my office with a problem called ``pension...



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    Representative Mike Coffman

    From: CO District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-28

    COFFMAN. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank Chairman Miller and Ranking Member Michaud for their leadership on the committee and their commitment to maintaining strong oversight over the VA and their...



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    Representative Ann M. Kuster

    From: NH District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-28

    KUSTER. Mr. Speaker, I thank Mr. Michaud and our chair. As a member of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, I was proud that we worked together to draft this bipartisan legislative package to help get...



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    Representative Christopher P. Gibson

    From: NY District 19

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-28

    GIBSON. Mr. Speaker, as I rise in support of the bill, I thank the chairman, the ranking member, and all the members of the committee and the staff for their work. Our veterans deserve our very best...



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    Representative Beto O'Rourke

    From: TX District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-28

    O'ROURKE. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of this legislation, which will help us to reduce the unacceptably long wait times for our veterans who are waiting to hear back on service- connected...



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    Representative Keith J. Rothfus

    From: PA District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-28

    ROTHFUS. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 2189. This legislation is an important step forward in addressing and resolving the VA's disability claims backlog. We owe our veterans a debt...



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    Representative Stephen F. Lynch

    From: MA District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-28

    LYNCH. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the ranking member for yielding me time, and I also want to thank Chairman Miller for his hard work on this bill. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 2189. This...



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    Representative Kevin McCarthy

    From: CA District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-28

    McCARTHY of California. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 2189, legislation that will provide real relief to hundreds of thousands of our Nation's veterans. I first want to thank Chairman...



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    Representative Lois Frankel

    From: FL District 22

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-28

    FRANKEL of florida in the house of representatives Monday, October 28, 2013 Ms. FRANKEL of Florida. Mr. Speaker, the veterans'...



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    Representative G. K. Butterfield

    From: NC District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-28

    BUTTERFIELD of north carolina in the house of representatives Monday, October 28, 2013 Mr. BUTTERFIELD. Mr. Speaker, I rise...