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KTVN Reno
VA Says Claims Backlog Fell Below 100,000 Cases This WeekThe Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it now has fewer than 100,000 di
VA Says Claims Backlog Fell Below 100,000 Cases This Week
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it now has fewer than 100,000 disability claims older than four months, a "historic milestone" that is one-sixth the size of a long-term backlog that reached a record 611,000 claims in 2013. Allison... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
VA settling disability claims backlogThe Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The Department of Veterans Affairs said Mon
VA settling disability claims backlog
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday that it now has fewer than 100,000 disability claims older than four months, a number one-sixth the size of a long-term backlog that reached a record 611,000 claims in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Rouzer discusses congressional investigation into Wilmington VA ClinicAs far as we are aware, Congressman David Rouzer has been the only one of south
Rouzer discusses congressional investigation into Wilmington VA Clinic
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
As far as we are aware, Congressman David Rouzer has been the only one of southeastern North Carolina's elected officials in Washington to voice public concern about the amount of tax money being spent to lease the Wilmington VA Clinic. On Monday,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
VA settling disability claims backlogWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday that it now has
VA settling disability claims backlog
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday that it now has fewer than 100,000 disability claims older than four months, a number onesixth the size of a long-term backlog that reached a record 611,000 claims in 2013. Allison... Read more
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The Columbian
VA says claims backlog cut below 100,000WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it now has fewer th
VA says claims backlog cut below 100,000
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it now has fewer than 100,000 disability claims older than four months, a "historic milestone" that is one-sixth the size of a long-term backlog that reached a record 611,000 claims in... Read more
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TribLIVE
VA: Disability claim backlog paredWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it has fewer than 1
VA: Disability claim backlog pared
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it has fewer than 100,000 disability claims older than four months, a “historic milestone” that is one-sixth the size of a long-term backlog that reached a record 611,000 claims in... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
VA claims backlog cut to under 100,000 casesWASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it now has few
VA claims backlog cut to under 100,000 cases
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it now has fewer than 100,000 disability claims older than four months, a “historic milestone” that is one-sixth the size of a long-term backlog that reached a record 611,000 claims in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Rouzer discusses congressional investigation into Wilmington VA ClinicAs far as we are aware, Congressman David Rouzer has been the only one of south
Rouzer discusses congressional investigation into Wilmington VA Clinic
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
As far as we are aware, Congressman David Rouzer has been the only one of southeastern North Carolina's elected officials in Washington to voice public concern about the amount of tax money being spent to lease the Wilmington VA Clinic. On Monday,... Read more
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Washington Post
VA scandal fallout: federal employee groups fight over ‘hit list’ targeting managersJust as American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) President J. David C
VA scandal fallout: federal employee groups fight over ‘hit list’ targeting managers
Washington Post / Posted 14 days ago
Just as American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) President J. David Cox Sr. was cruising to an easy reelection victory Wednesday, two employee advocacy partners unveiled a surprise package for the union. The Senior Executives Association... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
VA locked in 20-year lease, paying $68 million in RENT for Wilmington ClinicWe have new information on a story we've been following regarding what the VA i
VA locked in 20-year lease, paying $68 million in RENT for Wilmington Clinic
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 days ago
We have new information on a story we've been following regarding what the VA is paying in rent to lease the Wilmington VA Clinic. WECT has learned the VA is locked into a 20-year lease with Summit Smith Healthcare Facilities. With rent set at... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
VA locked in 20-yr lease, paying $68 million in RENT for Wilmington ClinicWe have new information on a story we've been following regarding what the VA i
VA locked in 20-yr lease, paying $68 million in RENT for Wilmington Clinic
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 days ago
We have new information on a story we've been following regarding what the VA is paying in rent to lease the Wilmington VA Clinic. WECT has learned the VA is locked into a 20-year lease with Summit Smith Healthcare Facilities. With rent set at... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
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Column calling POW/MIA flag racist causes outrage
Houston Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
House Veterans Chairman: VA Should Fire Bad Workers FasterDENVER — The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the t
House Veterans Chairman: VA Should Fire Bad Workers Faster
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 23 days ago
DENVER — The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to dismiss bad workers. "I want accountability faster,"... Read more
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TribLIVE
Veterans Affairs’ pace of firing employees faultedDENVER — The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the t
Veterans Affairs’ pace of firing employees faulted
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
DENVER — The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the government to dismiss bad workers. “I want accountability faster,” said... Read more
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CBS Denver
House Veterans Chairman In Denver: VA Should Fire Bad Workers FasterDENVER (AP) – The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday
House Veterans Chairman In Denver: VA Should Fire Bad Workers Faster
CBS Denver / Posted 24 days ago
DENVER (AP) – The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to dismiss bad workers. “I want accountability... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers fasterDENVER (AP) � The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers faster
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
DENVER (AP) � The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to dismiss bad workers. "I want accountability... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers fasterDENVER (AP) - The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers faster
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 24 days ago
DENVER (AP) - The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to dismiss bad workers. "I want accountability... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attackCocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coastCocaine seizures sk
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attack
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 24 days ago
Cocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coastCocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coast The U.S. Coast Guard has seized more cocaine off Latin America's Pacific coast over 10 months than in the past three years... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers fasterDENVER (AP) - The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers faster
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 24 days ago
DENVER (AP) - The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to dismiss bad workers. "I want accountability... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attackCocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coastCocaine seizures sk
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attack
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 24 days ago
Cocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coastCocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coast The U.S. Coast Guard has seized more cocaine off Latin America's Pacific coast over 10 months than in the past three years... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attackCocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coastCocaine seizures sk
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attack
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 24 days ago
Cocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coastCocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coast The U.S. Coast Guard has seized more cocaine off Latin America's Pacific coast over 10 months than in the past three years... Read more
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KXXV Waco
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attackCocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coastCocaine seizures sk
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attack
KXXV Waco / Posted 24 days ago
Cocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coastCocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coast The U.S. Coast Guard has seized more cocaine off Latin America's Pacific coast over 10 months than in the past three years... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attack Officials have identified a 63-year-old Montana man as the victim of a fatal
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attack
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 24 days ago
Officials have identified a 63-year-old Montana man as the victim of a fatal bear attack in Yellowstone National Park as they awaited... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attack Officials have identified a 63-year-old Montana man as the victim of a fatal
2 grizzlies captured at scene of fatal Yellowstone attack
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 24 days ago
Officials have identified a 63-year-old Montana man as the victim of a fatal bear attack in Yellowstone National Park as they awaited... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers fasterDENVER (AP) - The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers faster
New Jersey Herald / Posted 24 days ago
DENVER (AP) - The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to dismiss bad workers. "I want accountability... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers fasterThe chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled V
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers faster
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 24 days ago
The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to dismiss bad workers. "I want accountability faster," Rep. Jeff... Read more
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Connecticut Post
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers fasterRep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee,
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers faster
Connecticut Post / Posted 24 days ago
Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, speaks during a forum at the Disabled American Veterans convention in Denver, Monday Aug. 10, 2015. Photo: Brennan Linsley, AP VA Secretary Robert McDonald speaks during... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers fasterRep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee,
House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers faster
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, speaks during a forum at the Disabled American Veterans convention in Denver, Monday Aug. 10, 2015. VA Secretary Robert McDonald speaks during the Disabled American... Read more
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The Columbian
Veterans chief, key congressman discuss VA's problemsDENVER — The chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of the H
Veterans chief, key congressman discuss VA's problems
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
DENVER — The chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee are discussing changing the troubled agency during a joint appearance in Denver. VA Secretary Robert McDonald and Rep. Jeff Miller of... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Veterans chief, key congressman discuss VA's problemsDENVER (AP) — The chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of
Veterans chief, key congressman discuss VA's problems
The Evening Sun / Posted 24 days ago
DENVER (AP) — The chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee are discussing changing the troubled agency during a joint appearance in Denver. VA Secretary Robert McDonald and Rep. Jeff Miller of... Read more
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York Daily Record
Veterans chief, key congressman discuss VA's problemsDENVER (AP) — The chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of
Veterans chief, key congressman discuss VA's problems
York Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
DENVER (AP) — The chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee are discussing changing the troubled agency during a joint appearance in Denver. VA Secretary Robert McDonald and Rep. Jeff Miller of... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
National leaders in Denver to discuss problems at Veterans Affairs DepartmentDENVER - The chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of the H
National leaders in Denver to discuss problems at Veterans Affairs Department
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 24 days ago
DENVER - The chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee will discuss changing the troubled agency during a joint appearance in Denver. VA Secretary Robert McDonald and Rep. Jeff Miller of... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Veterans chief, key congressman discuss VA's problemsDENVER (AP) - The chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of
Veterans chief, key congressman discuss VA's problems
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 25 days ago
DENVER (AP) - The chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee will discuss changing the troubled agency during a joint appearance in Denver. VA Secretary Robert McDonald and Rep. Jeff Miller of... Read more
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ABC News
Veterans Chief, Key Congressman Discuss VA's ProblemsThe chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of the House Vete
Veterans Chief, Key Congressman Discuss VA's Problems
ABC News / Posted 25 days ago
The chief of the Veterans Affairs Department and the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee will discuss changing the troubled agency during a joint appearance in Denver. Congress is unhappy about how long it has taken the VA to discipline... Read more
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Denver Post
Secretary tells veterans' group there is no substitute for the VASomedays the Department of Veterans Affairs catches more criticism than any oth
Secretary tells veterans' group there is no substitute for the VA
Denver Post / Posted 26 days ago
Somedays the Department of Veterans Affairs catches more criticism than any other federal agency. That was not the case Saturday in a packed ballroom at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Denver. The national convention of Disabled American Veterans... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Veterans Bill Passes House Of RepresentativesU.S. Representative Lee Zeldin announced last week that the Veterans Estate Tra
Veterans Bill Passes House Of Representatives
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 28 days ago
U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin announced last week that the Veterans Estate Transfer to Survivors Act, or VETS Act, passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 409-0. The VETS Act would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to pay certain... Read more
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Washington Post
Bush gets it right on VA wait-time manipulation firing figures“The rush to take over health care when they couldn’t even put up a lousy Web s
Bush gets it right on VA wait-time manipulation firing figures
Washington Post / Posted 29 days ago
“The rush to take over health care when they couldn’t even put up a lousy Web site to go along with it and cannot even keep the basic commitments, like caring for veterans at the VA. Veterans died while waiting for care at the VA hospital last year.... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
This week’s presidential debate doesn’t matter. Here’s what the media should do insteadBy Vic Berardelli, Special to the BDN Do not pay much attention to this week’s
This week’s presidential debate doesn’t matter. Here’s what the media should do instead
Bangor Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
By Vic Berardelli, Special to the BDN Do not pay much attention to this week’s televised presidential debate. It has as much value as the sideshow on the carnival midway. It is far too early for candidates to square off on the vital issues facing... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado ground zero for vets' healthThe political battle swirling around the Veterans Affairs medical center in Aur
Colorado ground zero for vets' health
Denver Post / Posted 1 months ago
The political battle swirling around the Veterans Affairs medical center in Aurora is about much more than cost overruns and poor management, as troubling as they are. It's made Colorado ground zero in a national fight over the future of the... Read more
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Washington Post
Legislative efforts reflect a push to limit rights, workplace protectionsPersistent congressional efforts to cut back workplace protections for federal
Legislative efforts reflect a push to limit rights, workplace protections
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
Persistent congressional efforts to cut back workplace protections for federal employees advanced when the House voted to dilute due process rights for Department of Veterans Affairs employees. Joe Davidson writes the Federal Diary, a column about... Read more
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Washington Post
Dems now support rights for VA staff after voting for earlier law that undercut protections for VA senior executivesPersistent congressional efforts to cut back workplace protections for federal
Dems now support rights for VA staff after voting for earlier law that undercut protections for VA senior executives
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
Persistent congressional efforts to cut back workplace protections for federal employees advanced when the House voted to dilute due process rights for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees. Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Obama taps Mike Michaud for veterans employment postPORTLAND, Maine — President Barack Obama intends to nominate former U.S. Rep. M
Obama taps Mike Michaud for veterans employment post
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
PORTLAND, Maine — President Barack Obama intends to nominate former U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, a Democrat who represented Maine’s 2nd District for 12 years and ran unsuccessfully for governor in 2014, for a federal post leading the Department of Labor... Read more
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Salon.com
Bill shores up highway aid, veterans’ health careWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a bill Wednesday to shore up federal aid for
Bill shores up highway aid, veterans’ health care
Salon.com / Posted 1 months ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a bill Wednesday to shore up federal aid for highway and transit programs and fill a budget hole in veterans’ health care. What’s in the bill: HIGHWAY-TRANSIT EXTENSION The Senate passed and sent to the president... Read more
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Roll Call
Jeff Miller Won't Run for Florida Senate seatJeff Miller Won’t Run for Florida Senate Seat Miller decided against a run for
Jeff Miller Won't Run for Florida Senate seat
Roll Call / Posted 1 months ago
Jeff Miller Won’t Run for Florida Senate Seat Miller decided against a run for Senate in Florida. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., opted against a bid for the Senate in the Sunshine State on Thursday, winnowing an... Read more

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