FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
Contact: Amanda Maddox (Isakson), 202-224-7777
Wednesday, March 6, 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 Multiple Veterans Service Organizations
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 multiple Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., to discuss their legislative priorities for the 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: Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.
WHAT: “Legislative Presentations of Multiple VSOs” (American Ex-Prisoners of War, American Veterans, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Student Veterans of America, Vietnam Veterans of America, and Wounded Warrior Project)
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.