topics

dates

GO
May 21, 2019

Meet the Vets on the Hill

This week, Concerned Veterans for America staff will attend more than 100 meeting with members of Congress and Hill staffers for our annual Vets on the Hill event. CVA’s veterans and military family members will discuss everything from veterans’ health care to defense spending to foreign policy. CVA’s staff members come from all walks of… Read more »

May 20, 2019

This week on the Hill: Vets Make Their Case to Congress

This is a special week on the Hill, as Concerned Veterans for America staff fly in from all over the country to meet with members of Congress about issues that are important to their veteran communities back home. This year, they’ll talk about veterans’ health care, the national debt, defense spending and foreign policy in… Read more »

May 16, 2019

State voices: Here’s how my state can help veterans

Lauren Stewart is the deputy state director of Americans for Prosperity – Virginia and a military spouse. Virginia has long been a home for veterans and military families. Our proximity to Washington, D.C. means many in the Pentagon commute from Northern Virginia. Our bases and surrounding cities are home to thousands of active duty service members and… Read more »

May 13, 2019

This week on the Hill: The VA health care budget

Committees are hard at work going through budget requests for fiscal 2020, including the House Veterans Affairs Committee. The House VA Committee is holding a hearing on a big-ticket item – the Veterans Health Administration budget request. On Wednesday at 2 p.m., the Health Subcommittee will hear from the VA’s executive in charge, Dr. Richard Stone, along… Read more »

May 6, 2019

This week on the Hill: Budget battles begin

Defense budgeting is in full swing in Washington. Committees and subcommittees have spent the last several weeks reviewing funding requests and hearing testimony from experts. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith and ranking member Mac Thornberry announced the start of the fiscal 2020 defense authorization process. There will be plenty to watch for in… Read more »

April 30, 2019

Meet CVA’s new executive director

This week, Concerned Veterans for America announced Nate Anderson as its new executive director. Anderson, who previously served as deputy executive director, follows in the footsteps of Dan Caldwell, who will keep ties with CVA as a senior advisor. Anderson has a long history of service to the country and to fellow veterans. After graduating… Read more »

April 29, 2019

This week on the Hill: Back in D.C. for important conversations

Congress is back in Washington after two weeks of district work. Many made the most of their time by hosting town halls to discuss what they’re working on back in Washington. In Texas, Reps. Dan Crenshaw and Chip Roy spoke with Concerned Veterans for America at our Defend and Reform town hall series.  .  The… Read more »