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2015/02/28 23:50
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The Veterans Choice Card, as the name implies, is supposed to give veterans a choice. The card is designed to give any veteran, like many of those in Jacksonville, who waited longer than 30 days for...
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2015/02/25 01:19
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Civil service reform is a hardy perennial that doesn’t die, but also doesn’t bloom. Good-government groups call for changes in reports that are read, discussed and shelved. Joe Davidson writes the...
2015/02/25 00:54
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WASHINGTON — Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald apologized Tuesday for erroneously telling a homeless veteran who had served in the special forces that he also had been a part of the elite...
2015/02/24 23:48
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Facing certain death 179 years ago, William B. Travis penned a letter stating he would never surrender or retreat from the Alamo, where nearly 200 people died during a 13-day...
2015/02/24 04:27
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Far fewer veterans than expected are taking advantage of a new law aimed at making it easier for them to get private health care and avoid the long waits that have plagued Department of Veterans...
2015/02/23 13:19
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... Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson cautioned vigilance Sunday after the terrorist group al Shabab called for attacks on malls in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. The group, which was responsible...
2015/02/20 01:20
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OAKLAND -- The Oakland office of Veterans Affairs improperly filed and then lost about 14,000 unprocessed veterans benefit claims, some dating back to the 1990s, according to a federal government...
2015/02/19 17:52
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Wisconsin GOP Files Ethics Complaint Against Baldwin Baldwin (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The Wisconsin Republican Party wants the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the termination of...
2015/02/19 11:59
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To the editor: The ink is barely dry on the 8.6 million so-called Choice Cards that supposedly allow veterans to see a doctor outside the delay-plagued VA system. But the president’s budget cuts $10...
2015/02/18 17:44
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A much-heralded program aimed at speeding up access to medical treatment by allowing some patients to obtain care outside the Department of Veterans Affairs system has gotten off to a slow start. In...
2015/02/17 07:18
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In order to help connect veterans with people who deal directly with the VA, Benishek is hosting a veterans assistance fair in Cheboygan Wednesday. He said the fair will educate veterans on who to...
2015/02/17 04:19
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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald speaks during a news conference Sept. 8, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Veterans and some VA doctors say that the new “choice card”...
2015/02/14 06:19
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Only 27,000 veterans have made appointments for private medical care since the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Choice Card program rolled out at the start of November, Secretary Robert “Bob” McDonald...
2015/02/12 18:27
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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald holds a chart as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on the Veterans...
2015/02/12 01:19
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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald holds a chart as he testifies on Capitol Hill Wednesday before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) Veterans Affairs Secretary...
2015/02/11 20:20
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Veterans health care joined a list of more than 30 other areas of government deemed “high risk,” according to a report released Wednesday. The Government Accountability Office report said that the...
2015/02/05 11:19
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Neither the White House nor GOP lawmakers have publicly acknowledged much common ground in President Obama’s 2016 budget, but a number of the proposals match Republican legislation or align with the...
2015/02/04 16:52
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House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) has appointed Congressman Ryan Costello to several influential subcommittees assignments for the 114th Congress. The...
2015/02/04 10:02
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In 1942, they were lumberjacks, miners, hunters and farmers from the United States and Canada, who came together at a U.S. Army base in Montana. Within a few months, they were...
2015/02/04 04:20
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VA Secretary Robert McDonald defended President Obama’s budget request to cut some funding from the new Choice Card program for veterans, saying he wants the embattled department to be able to make...
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