Department of Veterans Affairs

Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) and Max Rose (NY-11) introduced legislation as part of their continued efforts to increase transparency and accountability at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA). Earlier this year, Cisneros and Rose were successful in pushing the VA to fix its website to better serve the …continue reading

Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) and Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) introduced the Helping Expand and Launch Transitional Health (HEALTH) for Women Veterans Act. This bill would require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to extend an ongoing pilot program, jointly run with the US Air Force, under the Transition …continue reading

Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) joined his colleagues in a press conference calling for urgent action in response to the recent suicides at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, drawing much needed attention to the national epidemic of roughly 22 veteran suicides per day. Later that evening at …continue reading