Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Veterans Issues

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Jun 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Matt Salmon issued the following statement following confirmation by FBI Director Comey that the Phoenix FBI office has opened a criminal investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Jun 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following statement on the passage of the Veteran Access to Care Act (H.R. 4810).

“Yesterday, I was appalled to learn that nearly 60,000 veterans have been waiting over three months for appointments at VA hospitals nationwide.  I am deeply concerned that such treatment has been allowed to continue for so long. Our veterans deserve better.

May 30, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.

Two days ago, in the wake of the IG report which publicized the appalling news that at the Phoenix VA hospital alone, at least 1,700 of our nation’s veterans were in danger of never receiving medical care, I called on the President to take three immediate steps to resolve this VA scandal. With the resignation of General Shinseki, he has taken that first step.

May 28, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding the preliminary report released by the VA Inspector General.

May 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement about U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki’s announcement regarding the Phoenix VA Health Care System (PVAHCS) leadership:

Apr 30, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representatives  Matt Salmon (AZ-05) and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) offered a bipartisan amendment to H.R. 4486, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015 to address the revelations of multiple problems plaguing veterans’ hospitals in Arizona and across America. They released the following statements after offering their amendment:

Oct 1, 2013 Press Release

Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on the introduction of legislation that would fund the Department of Veterans at Fiscal Year 2013 levels until January1, 2015 or until an appropriation bill is signed into law: 

"House Republicans rightly acted four times to avoid a government shutdown and protect Americans from the harmful effects of Obamacare. While Senator Harry Reid continues to refuse to come to the table, this bill makes sure our veterans are taken care of while Congress works to hammer out a final bill.

Mar 21, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding the launching of his District Issue Advisory Committees:

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