***UPDATE: The amendment was passed overwhelmingly by a vote of 293-123.***
Highlights misinformation and incompetency within VA PIHCS leadership
Questions Defense Secretary Hagel on Risks to National Security
Reiterates call to President Obama for immediate action
VA Audit Reveals 145-Day Wait for Primary Care Appointments in Honolulu
Honolulu — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today announced the winners of the inaugural Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition, “The House STEM App Challenge.” She congratulated first-place winner Tiger Oakes from Hawaiʻi Island (left) and runner-up Christopher Kim from Maui (right) for the innovative phone and tablet application
Honolulu – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today announced that she has sent a letter to President Obama urging him to use his executive power to allow veterans to immediately access private medical care outside of the Veterans Affairs (VA) system without VA pre-approval and bureaucratic red tape.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today released the following statement regarding the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and the urgent action needed to ensure veterans have access to care.