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THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF. — Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) released the following statement honoring American workers on Labor Day:
THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF. – Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General (VAOIG) released the final report regarding the manipulation of wait times at the Phoenix VA Healthcare System and other locations. In response, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D – Westlake Village) has released the following statement:
THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF. — The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) announced a withdrawal of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) approval for all institutions owned and operated in California by Corinthian Colleges, Inc. In response, Congresswoman Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement:
THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) met with Donna Beiter, Director of the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, at the VA Oxnard Community-Based Outpatient Clinic.
THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that the VA has awarded the Salvation Army more than $1.7 million to help homeless veterans in Ventura, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara counties.
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WASHINGTON — What surprised Rep. Julia Brownley most about her first year in the House was seeing how Congress works.
Or doesn’t work.
Everyone remembers what happened five years ago when our economy fell into the worst recession since the Great Depression.
On Wednesday, Congress finally ended the first government shutdown in 17 years and averted a default on our financial obligations.
As a congresswoman and as the ranking member of the House Veterans’ Affairs subcommittee on health, I am deeply troubled and disturbed by recent allegations of misconduct at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs facility and other facilities across the country.
Far too many veterans in Ventura County — and across the country — are unemployed, and I believe we have a solemn obligation to do whatever we can to retrain them for the jobs of the future.