Representative Julia Brownley
US House of Representatives
As her first committee assignment, Julia Brownley requested to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Brownley was elected as Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, and she also serves on the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. As Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee, Brownley focuses on improving Veterans’ access to mental and physical health care, improving services for female Veterans, and helping Service Members transition from the Military to the VA health care system. To name a few of Brownley’s achievements in 2017, she signed on as a cosponsor to H.R. 1545 VA Prescription Data Accountability Act 2017, H.R. 873 Global War on Terrorism War Memorial Act, H.R. 2288 Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017, and H.R. 3218 Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017; all of which were signed by the President and became law.