All posts tagged "Rep. Joe Heck"

  • Politics
    Heck Applauds Veterans Affairs Committee Passage of Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act

    Bill provides path for former medics, corpsmen to work as physician assistants in the VA, moves to...

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    Heck Applauds Bipartisan House Action In Combating Opioid Abuse

    (Greg Lemon) – WASHINGTON – Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03), today, applauded House passage of a series of bills...

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    LVRJ: Heck seeks more physician assistants for VA

    (Peter Urban, Las Vegas Review-Journal) – WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Joe Heck introduced legislation Thursday aimed at alleviating a shortage of physician assistants at VA health facilities. The bill would establish a five-year pilot program under which the Department of Veterans Affairs would provide assistance to former medics and corpsmen training to become...

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    Reps. Heck, Kuster introduce Bipartisan Bill to help speed VA Care, provide job opportunities for Veterans

    Bill provides path for former medics, corpsmen to work as physician assistants in the VA (Greg Lemon) – WASHINGTON – As part of ongoing efforts to improve care and customer service at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), on November 5, 2015, introduced legislation...

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    Rep. Joe Heck Statement on Budget Vote

    (Greg Lemon) – WASHINGTON – Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today released the following statement on today’s budget vote. “Admiral Michael Mullen, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called our national debt ‘the most significant threat to our national security.’ Yet this budget bill suspends the debt limit, giving the President a...

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    Rep. Heck statement on President’s NDAA veto

    (Greg Lemon) – WASHINGTON – Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today issued the following statement on the President vetoing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. The NDAA is the primary mechanism through which Congress “provides for the common defense” and authorizes the budget authority of the Department of Defense...

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    Heck statement on Afghanistan troop level announcement

    (Greg Lemon) – Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03), Chairman of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, released on Thursday, October 15, 2015 the following statement on President Obama’s Afghanistan troop level announcement. “Today’s announcement is a reminder that our national security strategy must be based on one thing: conditions on the ground, not...

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    Rep. Joe Heck Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal

    (Greg Lemon) – LAS VEGAS — Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today released the following statement regarding reports of the Iran nuclear deal receiving enough support from Senate Democrats to sustain a veto of the resolution of Congressional disapproval. “I have yet to hear a compelling argument for how this deal makes America...

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    Heck issues statement on House passage of permanent SGR fix

    (Greg Lemon) – Washington — Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03), today, issued the following statement on House passage of H.R. 2, a permanent fix for the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR): “A permanent fix to the SGR will give our seniors the peace of mind that they will be able to see the healthcare provider...