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As a former VA physician and subcommittee chair in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, I know the time for excuses and explanations are over.
While this issue may not be something we like to talk about at dinner, we need to acknowledge that there are victims of sex trafficking in our communities right here in Michigan.
This legislation is extremely important to Northern Michigan and the entire Great Lakes region.
I respect Secretary Shinseki for his history of service to our nation over many years, but also believe the ongoing reports of veterans being denied the care they have earned are unacceptable and it is evident that new leadership is needed at the VA.
A few weeks ago, another proud group of students graduated from Northern Michigan University’s ROTC program, standing ready to serve our nation.
Northern Michigan has many eager young men and women who would do an outstanding job at one of our nation’s service academies.
Today, Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) recognized Mental Health Month and the need to improve the mental health care system in the United States.
Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) today announced that Anneliese Mathia, a student at Alpena High School, has won the 2014 Congressional Art Competition in the First District.
Education is incredibly important in Northern Michigan and across the country. This legislation allows states to have more power in developing and expanding charter schools.
The VA has not cooperated with us during the course of our investigations, providing vague responses to questions and absolutely zero assurance that real changes within the system will be made.