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November 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today the House passed a bipartisan bill authored by Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) and Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) that directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to study the integration of the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) with the VA’s overall mental health care services.

November 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) today announced that a member of his staff will visit Montpelier and Bluffton on Thursday, November 16 to meet with local residents and assist Hoosiers experiencing problems with a federal agency.

 

What: Banks’ staff to host office hours in Montpelier

November 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) today announced that a member of his staff will visit Angola and Auburn on Tuesday, November 14, to meet with local residents and assist Hoosiers experiencing problems with a federal agency.

 

What: Banks’ staff to host office hours in Angola

Date: Tuesday, November 14

November 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the House of Representatives passed a bill authored by Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03). The Banks bill would correct existing law regarding headstones provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to the spouses and dependent children of veterans whose remains are never located.

 

November 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) released the following statement in favor of including a repeal of Obamacare’s individual mandate in tax reform:

 

November 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Veterans Affairs Committee yesterday passed the bill by Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) that would direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study the effectiveness of the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL). Banks spoke on his bill yesterday during a House Veterans’ Affairs Committee markup hearing.

November 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) today voted to disband the Medicare Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a board of 15 unelected and unaccountable bureaucrats with the power to make substantial changes to Medicare. The legislation passed the House 307 to 111.

 

November 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) made the following statement regarding the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” a comprehensive tax reform bill released today:

 

November 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressmen Jim Banks (IN-03) and Scott Peters (CA-52) hosted a bipartisan roundtable with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin, other members of the VA leadership team and representatives from medical device manufacturers to discuss the high amount of late payments for medical devices procured by the VA.

October 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) today introduced a bill that would direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study the effectiveness of the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) in preventing veteran suicide. Banks spoke about his proposal during a House Veterans’ Affairs Committee last week.

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