Rep. Takano Statement on G.I. Benefits Payment Delays Affecting Student Veterans

Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) released the following statement after multiple reports stated that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is continuing to experience technical issues that are causing delays in payments of G.I. Bill benefits.… Continue Reading

11.12.18 How to Create a VA That Works for Veterans

Mark Takano is the U.S. representative for California's 41st District and the vice ranking member for the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. The veteran population is changing, and rapidly. Almost a quarter of all veterans are now minorities and nearly one in ten veterans is a woman. These demographics reflect just some of the changes that the increasing diversity of military service members present, and underscore the need for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to adapt to these change… Continue Reading


Rep. Takano Calls for Release of Full Department of Education File on ACICS

Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) released this statement after it was revealed that the Department of Education inflated the support from other accreditors in its recommendation for granting the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) federal recognition for another year.… Continue Reading