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Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

The Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs has legislative jurisdiction over matters relating to veterans compensation and veterans generally, as well as matters relating to the vocational rehabilitation, education, medical care, civil relief, and civilian readjustment of veterans. (source)


Chair:
Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT]
Republicans:
9
Democrats:
7
Independents:
1

The chair is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Members

Portrait of Jerry Moran
Chair
Republican
Kansas
Portrait of Jon Tester
Ranking Member
Democrat
Montana
Portrait of Marsha Blackburn
Republican
Tennessee
Portrait of Richard Blumenthal
Democrat
Connecticut
Portrait of John Boozman
Republican
Arkansas
Portrait of Sherrod Brown
Democrat
Ohio
Portrait of Bill Cassidy
Republican
Louisiana
Portrait of Kevin Cramer
Republican
North Dakota
Portrait of Mazie Hirono
Democrat
Hawaii
Portrait of Kelly Loeffler
Republican
Georgia
Portrait of Joe Manchin III
Democrat
West Virginia
Portrait of Patty Murray
Democrat
Washington
Portrait of Mike Rounds
Republican
South Dakota
Portrait of Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Independent
Vermont
Portrait of Kyrsten Sinema
Democrat
Arizona
Portrait of Dan Sullivan
Republican
Alaska
Portrait of Thom Tillis
Republican
North Carolina

Members are listed in order of their rank on the committee and its subcommittees. Committee membership information is from the unitedstates project on github.

Bills

There are 201 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Veterans Affairs Committee Leaders Introduce Legislation to Combat Veteran Unemployment
    — Jun 5, 2020

Tester Leads Bipartisan Effort to Expand VA Services for Homeless Veterans
    — Jun 5, 2020

Tester, Moran Lead Bipartisan Call for Review of VA Native American Direct Loan Program
    — Jun 4, 2020

Tester, Colleagues Spearhead Legislation to Tackle Veteran Unemployment During COVID-19 Crisis
    — Jun 4, 2020

Chairman Moran, Ranking Member Tester, Sen. Rounds Lead Call for GAO Report on the VAs Native American Direct Loan Program
    — Jun 4, 2020

Tester, Moran Lead Bipartisan Call for Review of VA Native American Direct Loan Program
    — Jun 4, 2020

Chairman Moran Supports VA Budget Focused on Implementation of the MISSION Acts Community Care Network
    — Jun 3, 2020

Tester Leads Hearing on VA Priorities and Oversight of CARES Act During Public Health Crisis
    — Jun 3, 2020

Tester Statement on Memorial Day
    — May 25, 2020

Honoring Our Heroes on Memorial Day
    — May 24, 2020

What does success after service look like for our veterans?
    — May 24, 2020

Ahead of Memorial Day, Tester Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Veterans Cemetery Grants Improvement Act
    — May 21, 2020

Tester, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Reinstate Critical 48-Hour Review Period that Ensures Veteran Representation in Disability Claims Process
    — May 19, 2020

Breast Cancer Screening Coverage Expanded for Servicemembers and Veterans on TRICARE Following Tester Push
    — May 15, 2020

Serving our Nation's Veterans
    — May 13, 2020

Tester, Moran Lead Bipartisan Call for Reimbursement Plan to Support VAs COVID-19 Pandemic Response
    — May 13, 2020

Tester, Colleagues Urge Transparency in VA Disability Claims Process During COVID-19 Outbreak
    — May 12, 2020

Tester, Moran Introduce Legislation to Expand Protections for Military Families Impacted by COVID-19
    — May 8, 2020

Chairman Moran, Ranking Member Tester Introduce Legislation to Expand Servicemembers Legal Protections During COVID-19
    — May 8, 2020

Tester, Colleagues Urge VA to Prioritize Veterans Mental Health Amid Pandemic
    — May 8, 2020