During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) discussed veterans measures taken by House Democrats.
“Hello, I’m Congressman Mark Takano, and I proudly represent California’s 41st Congressional District and serve as Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. On behalf of the House Democrats, I’d like to start by wishing all of our veterans a happy Veterans Day. We cannot thank you enough for your service and sacrifice. I also want to thank Speaker Pelosi for her partnership and abiding commitment to advocate for our nation’s veterans.
Throughout 2020, our Committee has worked diligently to advocate for veterans and ensure the Department of Veterans Affairs is fully equipped to carry out its first mission, serving our veterans, even as we confront the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve worked to expand opportunities for student veterans, pushed VA to provide timely updates and information on its coronavirus response,