Veterans

For more information concerning work and views related to Veterans issues, please contact our office. To learn about resources available to New Jersey servicemembers, visit our veterans resources pageIf you are experiencing an issue with the VA, or would like to speak with a member of our staff, please fill out our online casework form located here, https://malinowski.house.gov/casework.

More on Veterans

September 25, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) This week, the House passed S. 785, the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, which includes key provisions of a bill led by Representative Tom Malinowski that supports the mental and psychological health of our nation’s hundreds of thousands of veterans that have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness (SMI).

September 10, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, Representative Tom Malinowski presented a statement in support of his bill, H.R.8108, the VA Serious Mental Illness Act, to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs during a legislative hearing. This important legislation will better support the mental and psychological health of our nation’s veterans. Find his statement below.

August 25, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, Representatives Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) and Neal Dunn, M.D. (R-FL) introduced the bipartisan VA Serious Mental Illness Act, legislation to support the mental and psychological health of our nation’s veterans. Across the United States, hundreds of thousands of veterans have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness (SMI), and the Veterans Affairs (VA) administration must ensure that best practices for treating SMI are shared across its medical facilities.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, the House of Representatives passed crucial funding for military construction and veterans’ affairs. The legislation provides $250.9 billion to support our military personnel, bolster resources for military families, and provide robust funding for veterans’ benefits, healthcare, and other programs. Representative Malinowski voted in favor of the legislation.

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September 10, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today Congressman Tom Malinowski testified before the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee about the need for greater investment in innovative solutions to address the mental health crisis in the veterans’ community. Watch his remarks here.

“Thank you so much Chairman Takano and Ranking Member Roe. I really appreciate the chance to testify on behalf of my district in New Jersey.