Washington, D.C. – This week, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) helped the House pass three bipartisan measures to help veterans across the district.
“Our district is the proud home of more veterans than any district in New York and I continue to work in Congress to ensure our heroes have the support they need,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “The measures we passed out of the House this week protect our veterans’ rights as well as seek to improve the care they receive at the VA. My offices are dedicated to serving our heroes and I encourage anyone who is having trouble working with the VA to reach out to my office so we can help.”
The legislation passed out of the House this week includes:
H.R. 1181 – Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe / Veterans Affairs Committee)
H.R. 1259 – VA Accountability First Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe / Veterans Affairs Committee)
H.R. 1367 – To improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes, Rules Committee Print (Sponsored by Rep. Brad Wenstrup / Veterans Affairs Committee)