FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
Contact: Amanda Maddox (Isakson), 202-224-7777
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Miguel Salazar (Takano), 202-225-9756
Cassie Byerly (Tester), 202-224-4588
Molly Jenkins (Roe), 202-225-3527
Isakson, Takano, Tester, Roe Announce Hearing with Veterans of Foreign Wars
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Jon Tester, D-Mont., chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and U.S. Representatives Mark Takano, D-Calif., and Phil Roe, M.D., R-Tenn., chairman and ranking member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, will hold a hearing with the Veterans of Foreign Wars onWednesday, March 6, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., to discuss its legislative priorities for this year.
The hearing will be streamed online at www.veterans.senate.gov. Media planning to attend should RSVP to Majority_Press@vetaff.senate.gov.
WHO: Senate and House Committees on Veterans’ Affairs
WHERE: SD-G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building
WHEN: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.
WHAT: “Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars”
The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is chaired by U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., in the 116th 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 nearly 700,000 veterans.