Senator Johnny Isakson (above) is the Chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. His office issued the following today:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Contact: Amanda Maddox, 202-224-7777
Camlin Moore, 202-224-9126
Isakson to Hold Hearing on VA Budget Request
WASHINGTON – The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, chaired by U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., will hold an oversight hearing on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., to examine the president’s fiscal year 2019 budget and 2020 advanced appropriations requests for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
The hearing will be streamed online at www.veterans.senate.gov. Media who plan to attend should RSVP to Majority_Press@vetaff.senate.gov.
WHO: Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
WHERE: 418 Russell Senate Office Building
WHEN: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
WHAT: Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for Veterans’ Programs and Fiscal Year 2020 Advance Appropriations Request
The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is chaired by U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., in the 115th Congress. Isakson is a veteran himself – having served in the Georgia Air National Guard from 1966-1972 – and has been a member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs since he joined the Senate in 2005. Isakson’s home state of Georgia is home to more than a dozen military installations representing each branch of the armed services as well as more than 750,000 veterans.