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Welcome to the Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs

The Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs (OCLA) is the focal point for Department management and coordination of all matters involving Congress. Assistance to Members of Congress and their staff is available through offices located at the Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office and on Capitol Hill.

As we enter into a new Congress, we want to share information with our Congressional partners on areas of interest within the Department of Veterans Affairs. We have created a Congressional information packet that can be accessed through the links below. We wish you the best and are grateful for your commitment to our Nation’s Veterans.

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Congressional Liaison Service Contact Information:

House Liaison Office
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2026
(202) 225-2280
Fax: (202) 273-9988

Senate Liaison Office
Russell Senate Office Building, Room 189
Phone:(202) 224-5351
Fax: (202) 273-9988

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