Thursday, May 22, 2014

VETERANS: TODAY: Murray to Continue Call for Immediate VA Action

Senator Patty Murray

Senator Patty Murray is the Chair of the Senate Budget Committee and serves on the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.  Her office issued the following today:

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES                                 CONTACT: Murray Press Office
Thursday, May 22, 2014                                                                (202) 224-2834
VETERANS: TODAY: Murray to Continue Call for Immediate VA Action
Murray: “What we need from VA now is decisive action and I think this Committee should be clear to the VA what we expect. The lack of transparency and the lack of accountability are inexcusable and cannot be allowed to continue.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — TODAY, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) will attend the Senate Appropriations Committee’s first Full Committee Markup of the year. During consideration of the Military Construction and Veterans’ Affairs bill, Murray plans to continue her push for immediate action at the VA, and express support for provisions in the Appropriations bill that would address wait times and increase accountability.

WHO:             U.S. Senator Patty Murray
WHAT:          Remarks on the VA at the Senate Appropriations Committee Markup.
WHEN:          TODAY
                        10:30 AM EST/7:30AM PST
WHERE:       SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building

WEBCAST: (Note: Video/audio will be available upon completion of the hearing)


Meghan Roh
Press Secretary | New Media Director
Office of U.S. Senator Patty Murray
Mobile: (202) 365-1235
Office: (202) 224-2834