Â 12/17/12 Representative-Elect Jackie Walorski (IN-02) announced her appointment to the Veteransâ€™ Affair Committee for the 113th Congress, the second committee appointment for the Freshman Member-elect released this week.
â€śAs the daughter of an Air Force Veteran, I am honored to serve on the Veteransâ€™ Affairs Committee to continue advocating for Hoosier veterans,â€ť said Walorski.
Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veteransâ€™ Affairs, released the new and returning members in a release stating, â€śI look forward to working with both returning and new Members of the Committee. We have a lot to accomplish in the coming Congress, from addressing veteran unemployment issues, to improving access to mental health care, to increasing oversight of VA.â€ť
The Veteransâ€™ Affairs Committee plans to focus on improving VA healthcare and services for our nationâ€™s brave veteransnin the upcoming Congress.Â The Committee is comprised of 25 members, with Walorski tapped as one of three new members appointed by the Majority.
â€śI was proud to support legislation to assist veterans during my State House tenure in matters of education and job employment, and I look forward to expanding this at the federal level for those who so bravely served our country,â€ť said Walorski.
LastÂ week, Walorski was also appointed to the House Armed Services Committee (HASC).