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Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after sending a letter to VA Secretary McDonald inviting him to tour the recently embroiled VA health facilities in Western New York and urging the implementation of Lean Six Sigma in order to improve efficiency across VA facilities.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after a VA OIG report released February 11, 2016 found significant issues with the national VA suicide hotline program.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement urging local schools to participate in this year’s “Holiday Mail for the Troops” Program.
ALDEN, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York post office has been dedicated to a hometown soldier killed in Afghanistan. A plaque honoring Army Sgt. Brett Gornewicz was unveiled Friday in the town of Alden, east of Buffalo. It will be permanently installed at the U.S. Post Office there.
Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement after House passage of the Conference Committee Report for H.R. 3230, Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014.
Congressman Chris Collins speech on renaming the U.S. Post Office in Alden, New York after Army Sergeant Brett Gornewicz.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement on new allegations of wrongdoing at the Buffalo VA.
Congressman Collins today reacted to reports that Phoenix VA employees manipulated wait-times for veterans in order to trigger $10 million in bonuses.
Congressman Collins and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand released the following remarks after the passage of H.R. 3472 a bill to name the U.S. Post Office in Alden, New York after Army Sergeant Brett Gornewicz, an Alden native who died while courageously serving in Afghanistan.
“The Veteran Access to Care Act is an important step toward fixing the ongoing problems some veterans face in accessing healthcare from the VA. I am pleased the House came together in a bipartisan way to advance a solution to ensure our veterans receive the care they need, when they need it. Congress must also continue to hold the Administration accountable for fixing the systemic problems that plague the VA’s bloated bureaucracy at the expense of service to our nation’s heroes.”