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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. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA]
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 John “Johnny” Isakson
Chair
Republican
Georgia
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 Joe Manchin III
Democrat
West Virginia
Portrait of Jerry Moran
Republican
Kansas
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 142 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Tester Statement on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
    — Dec 14, 2019

Tester, Sullivan Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill Heads to Presidents Desk
    — Dec 11, 2019

Tester, Collins, Casey, Daines Fight to Protect Veterans from Predatory Pension Poachers
    — Dec 6, 2019

On Senate Floor, Ranking Member Tester Pays Tribute to Chairman Isaksons Service to Veterans
    — Dec 4, 2019

Tester, Colleagues Spearhead Legislation to Improve Transportation Services for Rural Veterans
    — Dec 3, 2019

Thank You, Johnny: Values
    — Nov 26, 2019

Tester Urges Timely and Confidential Mental Health Care for Servicemembers in Need
    — Nov 26, 2019

Tester Pushes VA to Better Serve Montanas Native Veterans at Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
    — Nov 21, 2019

Isakson, Tester Applaud Senate Confirmation of Nominee for Veterans Employment Agency
    — Nov 21, 2019

Georgia Congressional Delegation Pays Tribute to Sen. Isakson on House Floor
    — Nov 20, 2019

Thank You, Johnny: Businessman
    — Nov 19, 2019

Tester, Colleagues Introduce First-Ever Bipartisan Bill to Protect Student Veterans from Predatory For-Profit Institutions
    — Nov 15, 2019

On Senate Floor, Tester Calls on Trump Administration to Do the right thing by Expanding List of Medical Conditions for Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange
    — Nov 14, 2019

Tester on Veterans Day: We have a responsibility to those who protect our freedom
    — Nov 11, 2019

Thank You, Johnny: Veterans
    — Nov 8, 2019

Tester, Moran Lead Bipartisan Call to Action for Better Patient Safety and Oversight at VA Facilities
    — Nov 7, 2019

Senator Isakson delivers remarks at HELP committee meeting
    — Oct 31, 2019

Senator Murray commends Senator Isakson during committee meeting
    — Oct 31, 2019

Chairman Alexander commends Senator Isaksons efforts on Senate HELP Committee
    — Oct 31, 2019

Stop turning your backs on Vietnam vets who are suffering Tester, Colleagues Slam Acting White House Chief Mulvaney
    — Oct 31, 2019