Legislative Testimony - 111th Congress

July 22, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Health
Carl Blake, National Legislative Director
Topic: Healing the Physical Injuries of War
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July 14, 2010
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Joseph A. Violante, National Legislative Director of Disabled American Veterans on behalf of the Independent Budget Organizations
Topic: Department of Veterans Affairs' Budget
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July 1, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
Statement for the Record
Topic: Proposed Legislation
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June 30, 2010
National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Carl Blake, National Legislative Director
Topic: Department of Veterans Affairs
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June 15, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
Statement for the Record
Topic: State of Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA)
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June 10, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Richard Daley, Associate Legislation Director
Topic: Proposed Legislation
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May 27, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Health
Statement for the Record
Topic: Pending Legislation
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May 19, 2010
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Statement for the Record
Topic: Proposed Legislation
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May 6, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Statement for the Record
Topic: Status of Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Programs
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April 15, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Richard Daley, Associate Legislative Director
Topic: Status of Veterans Employment
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March 25, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Health
Blake Ortner, Senior Associate Legislative Director
Topic: Pending Legislation
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March 23, 2010
House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans' Affairs
Carl Blake, National Legislative Director
Topic: The Independent Budget
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March 11, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Richard Daley, Associate Legislative Director
Topic: The Center for Veterans Enterprise
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March 4, 2010
Joint Hearing of the House and Senate Committees on Veterans’ Affairs
Gene Crayton, PVA National President
Topic: Annual Legislative Presentation
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March 3, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Health
Statement for the Record
Topic: H.R. 4241 to allow for increased flexibility in payments for State veterans homes
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February 26, 2010
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Carl Blake, National Legislative Director
Topic: The Independent Budget and the Department of Veterans Affairs Budget for Fiscal Year 2011
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February 23, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Health
Blake Ortner, Sr. Associate Legislative Director
Topic: Veterans Health Administration's Fiscal Year 2011 Budget
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February 10, 2010
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Carl Blake, National Legislative Director
Topic: The Independent Budget and the Department of Veterans Affairs Budget for Fiscal Year 2011
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February 4, 2010
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Carl Blake, National Legislative Director
Topic: The Independent Budget and the Department of Veterans Affairs Budget for Fiscal Year 2011
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October 21, 2009
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Statement for the Record
Topic: Pending Legislation
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October 15, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Health
Fred Cowell, Senior Health Policy Analyst
Topic: Inappropriate Billing by the Veterans Health Administration
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October 1, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Health
Blake Ortner, Senior Associate Legislative Director
Topic: Pending Legislation
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September 24, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Statement for the Record
Topic: Proposed Legislation
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July 30, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Richard Daley, Associate Legislative Director
Topic: Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Contracts for Counseling Services
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July 29, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Carl Blake, National Legislative Director
Topic: Meeting the Needs of Injured Veterans in the Military Paralympic Program and Rehabilitation Through Sports and Recreation
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July 23, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
Carl Blake, National Legislative Director
Topic: Concerning Ancillary Benefits and Veterans' Quality of Life Issues
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June 24, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
Statement for the Record
Topic: Proposed Legislation
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June 18, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Health
Fred Cowell, Senior Health Policy Analyst
Topic: Pending Legislation
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June 10, 2009
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Statement for the Record
Topic: The Department of Veterans Affairs Construction Programs and the Future of VA’s Health Infrastructure
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June 9, 2009
House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Health
Carl Blake, National Legislative Director
Topic: CARES and the Future of VA's Health Infrastructure
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May 21, 2009
House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Rich Daley, Associate Legislation Director
Topic: Pending Legislation
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April 29, 2009
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Statement for the Record
Topic: Proposed Benefits Legislation
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April 29, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Carl Blake, National Legislation Director
Topic: Funding the VA of the Future
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April 22, 2009
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Blake C. Ortner, Senior Associate Legislative Director
Topic: Pending Legislation for the 111th Congress
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March 10, 2009
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Carl Blake, National Legislation Director
Topic: The Independent Budget and the Department of Veterans Affairs Budget
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March 10, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Carl Blake, National Legislation Director
Topic: The Independent Budget and the Department of Veterans Affairs Budget
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March 5, 2009
Joint Hearing of the House and Senate Committees on Veterans' Affairs
Randy L. Pleva, Sr., PVA National President
Topic: PVA Annual Legislative Testimony
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March 4, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Statement for the Record
Topic: Proposed Legislation
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March 3, 2009
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Health
Statement for the Record
Topic: Women Veterans Health Care Improvement and other Draft Legislation
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February 11, 2009
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Statement for the Record
Topic: Improvements to the Appeals Process for Veterans' Disability Claims
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January 28, 2009
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Carl Blake, National Legislation Director
Topic: PVA Priorities for the 111th Congress
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