WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Neal Dunn (FL-02) today applauded the passage of the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017. This legislation will streamline the arduous process to remove, demote or suspend any VA employee for poor performance or misconduct. It will also ensure that VA whistleblowers are protected from retaliation.
Florida’s Second District is home to extensive row crops, peanuts, cotton, cattle, dairy, poultry and some of the most productive forests in the nation. The agriculture industry is an integral part of the economy in the Second District.
Second District families know that we have a long way to go to get our economy back on track. As a small business owner, I know firsthand how unnecessary government regulation can harm job creators across Florida and the country. That’s why I will be working every day to create jobs and support our small businesses, so every hardworking American has the opportunity to succeed.
I believe a strong, well-funded military is essential to ensuring the safety of all Americans and promoting freedom throughout the world. We must ensure our brave troopers have all resources they need to execute their missions.
In Congress, I will fight to ensure that our Second Amendment rights are not infringed upon by bureaucrats in Washington. I believe that every law-abiding American has the Constitutional right to keep and bear arms. The first bill I cosponsored in Congress is legislation to ensure your Florida concealed carry permit is honored in every other state that issues concealed carry permits.
Having worked as a doctor in both the U.S. Army and the 2nd District for over 30 years, I know firsthand how important the relationship is between doctors and their patients. That’s why I continue to support full repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Bureaucrats in Washington shouldn’t be making important decisions about your health care, you should.
Over the last several years we have heard horror stories across the country about veterans being denied the care they need and deserve.