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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.

October 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) today announced that a member of his staff will visit Huntington on Thursday, November 9, to meet with local residents and assist Hoosiers experiencing problems with a federal agency.

 

What: Banks’ staff to host office hours in Huntington

Date: Thursday, November 9 

October 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) today announced that a member of his staff will visit Portland and Decatur on Tuesday, November 7, to meet with local residents and assist Hoosiers experiencing problems with a federal agency.

 

What: Banks’ staff to host office hours in Portland

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, today voted to increase sanctions on Iran’s missile program.

 

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) today released the following statement after voting in favor of the fiscal year 2018 Budget Resolution that provides Congress with the tools it needs to enact tax reform:

 

October 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) and a bipartisan group of House lawmakers wrote a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan urging him to prioritize medical device tax relief before the end of the year. The current suspension of the medical device tax ends on January 1, 2018.

 

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