Reid Statement On VA Reform Compromise

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller (R-FL) announced an agreement on legislation addressing hospital wait times and improving accountability at the Veterans Affairs administration:


“I am committed to fixing the problems at the VA. This bipartisan legislation ensures that veterans in Nevada, and throughout the country, receive the care they deserve. Chairmen Sanders and Miller produced a good bill. We will need cooperation from Republicans to move this legislation quickly but I am optimistic that we will be able to pass it this week.”