Womack Statement on Passage of S. 1094, the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
Washington, June 14, 2017
"The Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act creates a new, streamlined process to remove, demote, or suspend any VA employee for poor performance or misconduct on a shortened timeline, while still protecting due process rights. This legislation will help keep the VA accountable. Care for our nation’s veterans is non-negotiable. We must honor their service and sacrifice with the resolve to give them the very best care possible. I am proud to have supported the passage of this bill.”
Congressman Steve Womack has represented Arkansas’s Third Congressional District since 2011 and serves on the House Appropriations Defense, Military Construction-Veterans Affairs, and Labor-Health and Human Services subcommittees and the House Committee on the Budget.