Heinrich To Chair MilCon, VA Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing To Review The FY22 Budget Request For The Department Of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 23, at 10 a.m. ET/ 8 a.m. MT, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will Chair a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies to review the FY 2022 Budget Request for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

The President’s FY22 budget request totals $269.9 billion for VA, including collections, a 10 percent increase above fiscal 2021 enacted levels. It includes $117.2 billion in discretionary funding and resources for health care, benefits and national cemeteries. Additionally, there’s $152.7 billion in mandatory funding above 2021 for benefit programs inclusive of Compensation and Pensions, Readjustment Benefits, Housing and Insurance.

WHAT: Heinrich To Chair MilCon, VA Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing To Review The FY22 Budget Request for the Department of Veterans Affairs

WITNESSES APPEARING:

  • Denis R. McDonough, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Jon J. Rychalski, Assistant Secretary for Management and Chief Financial Officer at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

WHEN: Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 23, at 10 a.m. ET/ 8 a.m. MT

LIVESTREAMhttps://www.appropriations.senate.gov/hearings/a-review-of-the-fy-2022-budget-and-fy-2023-advance-appropriations-requests-for-the-department-of-veterans-affairs