McMorris Rodgers’ Bill, Faster Care For Veterans Act, Signed into Law

Washington, D.C. (December 16, 2016)– Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), issued the below statement after the President signed into law the Faster Care for Veterans Act.

“Today is a victory for our veterans and a big step toward bringing the VA into the 21st Century and back to being focused on its sole mission – serving veterans,” said Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05). “I’m grateful for my colleagues’ support of this legislation, and I look forward to seeing the very real impact it will have on giving our veterans easier access to the care they’ve earned.”

NOTE: Rep. McMorris Rodgers recently spoke at a House Republican Leadership press conference about the Faster Care for Veterans ActClick here to view her remarks, and click here to watch her speech on the House floor. Earlier this year, she penned a Washington Post op-ed outlining her vision for a modern VA system. 

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