Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Membership

  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chairwoman
  • Sanford Bishop Jr.
  • Ed Case
  • Tim Ryan
  • Chellie Pingree
  • Matt Cartwright
  • Cheri Bustos
  • John Carter, Ranking Member
  • Martha Roby
  • John Rutherford
  • Will Hurd

Jurisdiction

  • Department of Defense
    • Military Construction, Army, Navy (including Marine Corps), Air Force, Defense-Wide, and Guard and Reserve Forces 
    • Chemical Demilitarization Construction, Defense-Wide 
    • Military Family Housing Construction and Operation and Maintenance, Army, Navy (including Marine Corps), Air Force, and Defense-Wide 
    • Family Housing Improvement Fund 
    • Military Unaccompanied Housing Improvement Fund 
    • Homeowners Assistance Fund 
    • Base Realignment 
    • Closure Accounts NATO Security Investment Program
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Related Agencies
    • American Battle Monuments Commission 
    • Armed Forces Retirement Home 
    • Department of Defense, Civil, Cemeterial Expenses, Army 
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Commitee Member Day Hearing

E-Dear Colleague with Submission Instructions

Hearing Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Deadline to submit request to testify in person: Thursday, March 21, 2019

 

Committee Public Witness Hearing

Submission Instructions

Truth-in-Testimony Form

Hearing Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Deadline to submit request to testify in person: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

 

Fiscal Year 2020 Submissions

The Member Submission Database will be open March 11, 2019.

The deadline for submissions will be March 28, 2019.

Chairwoman Lowey's Dear Colleague on Congressionally-directed spending in the FY2020 appropriations process can be found here.

Submission Instructions

 

Recent Activity

February 27, 2019 Press Release
"The Administration is attempting to misuse the flexibility provided by Congress to fund construction projects that directly support the use of our armed forces in an emergency or a declared war. The President’s plan is not to make us safer; it is in fact, an attempt to fulfill his campaign promise to build an unnecessary wall that he said Mexico would pay for."
February 26, 2019 Press Release
"Mr. Secretary, you are currently leading an Agency that is facing some fairly significant changes that will fundamentally affect how veterans will receive care on a daily basis for years to come."
February 26, 2019 Hearing

Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Live stream available at: https://youtu.be/r_ARyQvw0Y0

February 13, 2019 Press Release
"A recent USA Today and Boston Globe investigation found disturbing cases of substandard care at VA nursing homes, and unsettling efforts to keep those assessments quiet. I will work closely with our veteran support groups to address these issues."
February 13, 2019 Hearing

Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Live-stream can be found at: https://youtu.be/nw-ZHezBOIQ

February 12, 2019 Hearing

Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies.

This hearing has been POSTPONED.

February 7, 2019 Press Release
This hearing is a great opportunity to identify areas where we can do more to help those who protect us and defend this Nation. It is vital we pay heed to their well-being and guarantee their optimal readiness.
February 7, 2019 Hearing

Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Live stream for this hearing can be found here: https://youtu.be/DA4JEcx9COI

January 31, 2019 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today announced Vice Chairs for the House Appropriations Committee’s 12 subcommittees in the 116th Congress.
January 16, 2019 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today announced the Democratic rosters for the House Appropriations Committee’s 12 subcommittees in the 116th Congress, including the Subcommittee Chairs and full Committee Vice Chair who were elected by the Committee’s Democratic Members.

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