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New York Magazine
Republican Elites Resign Themselves to Trumpis emerging." Trump scored two strong endorsements yesterday from Transportatio
Republican Elites Resign Themselves to Trump
New York Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
is emerging." Trump scored two strong endorsements yesterday from Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster and House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller; in his endorsement, Schuster called for the party to unite behind... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Congressional GOP beginning to accept Trump as nominee3:52 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2016 | Posted: 3:52 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2016 FI
Congressional GOP beginning to accept Trump as nominee
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
3:52 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2016 | Posted: 3:52 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2016 FILE - In this July 24, 2014, file photo, House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., holds up two pages of resource requests from the Department of... Read more
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Reuters
Trump garners two more endorsements in U.S. Congresswho will retire from the Republican-controlled Congress at year's end, capping
Trump garners two more endorsements in U.S. Congress
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
who will retire from the Republican-controlled Congress at year's end, capping 16 years in the House, has chaired the House Veterans Affairs Committee. Shuster, also in his 16th year in the House, has chaired a powerful transportation... Read more
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Air Force Times
Senator: Large veterans reform bill promises 'a new VA'Senate leaders unveiled a massive veterans reform package Thursday that include
Senator: Large veterans reform bill promises 'a new VA'
Air Force Times / Posted 4 days ago
Senate leaders unveiled a massive veterans reform package Thursday that includes sweeping new accountability rules for Department of Veterans Affairs employees, a dramatic expansion of the veterans caregiver program, and promises of changing the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
New L.A. director tasked with cutting backlog at Oxnard VA clinicSanta Barbara and Santa Maria, and the ambulatory care centers in Los Angeles a
New L.A. director tasked with cutting backlog at Oxnard VA clinic
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
Santa Barbara and Santa Maria, and the ambulatory care centers in Los Angeles and Sepulveda. At a hearing before the House Veterans Affairs Committee last week, Dr. David J. Shulkin, the VA's undersecretary for health, acknowledged problems... Read more
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Air Force Times
This week in Congress: defense spending, healthcare reform and ISISThe House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday holds its annual defense author
This week in Congress: defense spending, healthcare reform and ISIS
Air Force Times / Posted 7 days ago
The House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday holds its annual defense authorization bill marathon mark-up session, an event that began at 10 a.m. last year and didn’t end until after 4 a.m. the next morning. Staffers have already warned that... Read more
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Air Force Times
VA secretary 'confident' medical wait times are improvingVeterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald downplayed new concerns this week about
VA secretary 'confident' medical wait times are improving
Air Force Times / Posted 10 days ago
Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald downplayed new concerns this week about wait times at VA hospitals, asserting that access to appointments and veterans’ satisfaction with medical care options have increased dramatically in recent... Read more
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Air Force Times
After a two-year wait, VA gets a new top watchdogand abuse but also “integrity at VA,” given years of scandals and public misste
After a two-year wait, VA gets a new top watchdog
Air Force Times / Posted 12 days ago
and abuse but also “integrity at VA,” given years of scandals and public missteps by the department. Earlier on Tuesday, House Veterans Affairs Committee members questioned why some veterans still face long waits and access problems for medical... Read more
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TribLIVE
Veterans still face long waits for care — if they get it at all | TribLIVE Neighborhoods WASHINGTON — Veterans newly enrolling for health
Veterans still face long waits for care — if they get it at all
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods WASHINGTON — Veterans newly enrolling for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Oxnard’s VA clinic one of worst in U.S. in delays getting appointmentin your district, that have significant backlogs in primary care, and we are pa
Oxnard’s VA clinic one of worst in U.S. in delays getting appointment
Ventura County Star / Posted 12 days ago
in your district, that have significant backlogs in primary care, and we are paying attention to that," Shulkin told the House Veterans Affairs Committee looking into delayed care. Shulkin said the department is focused on the 10 to 15 percent... Read more
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Air Force Times
GAO: Appointment problems continue to plague VAfive years, we have consistently reported on the VA’s failure to ensure veteran
GAO: Appointment problems continue to plague VA
Air Force Times / Posted 12 days ago
five years, we have consistently reported on the VA’s failure to ensure veterans timely access to health care,” Draper told House Veterans Affairs Committee members on Tuesday. The VA was rocked by scandal in 2014 when an investigation revealed... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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KTVB Boise
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
KTVB Boise / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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USA Today
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO findsWASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent
VA hasn't fixed wait-time problems, GAO finds
USA Today / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to prevent schedulers from manipulating appointment wait times, and wait-time data remains misleading and underestimates how long veterans wait for care, according to a nonpartisan... Read more
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Air Force Times
In Congress this week: Nominations for top military posts in Europe, KoreaThe House Armed Services Committee’s annual debate over the defense authorizati
In Congress this week: Nominations for top military posts in Europe, Korea
Air Force Times / Posted 14 days ago
The House Armed Services Committee’s annual debate over the defense authorization act has arrived again, with committee drafts of the military legislation being finalized this week. The marathon, full committee markup will take place on April 27,... Read more
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USA Today
Proposed bill would pay veterans $20K for groin injuriesA House bill would pay injured veterans who lose their reproductive organs in c
Proposed bill would pay veterans $20K for groin injuries
USA Today / Posted 19 days ago
A House bill would pay injured veterans who lose their reproductive organs in combat or a service-related accident $20,000 to start a family or use however they want. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., introduced legislation Monday that would compensate... Read more
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Air Force Times
Groin injuries would entitle veterans to payout, under proposed billA House bill would pay injured veterans who lose their reproductive organs in c
Groin injuries would entitle veterans to payout, under proposed bill
Air Force Times / Posted 19 days ago
A House bill would pay injured veterans who lose their reproductive organs in combat or a service-related accident $20,000 to start a family or use however they want. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., introduced legislation Monday that would compensate... Read more
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Air Force Times
This week's defense hearings: Defense spending, ISIS and VA reformHouse Armed Services Committee members will start marking up their drafts of th
This week's defense hearings: Defense spending, ISIS and VA reform
Air Force Times / Posted 21 days ago
House Armed Services Committee members will start marking up their drafts of the annual defense authorization bill on April 20, so their return from spring recess this week will be filled with behind-the-scenes defense negotiations. The Senate... Read more
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Task & Purpose
VA Bosses Falsified Vets' Wait Times In 7 States, According To New Reportswho retired or resigned with disciplinary action pending. Rep. Jeff Miller, a
VA Bosses Falsified Vets' Wait Times In 7 States, According To New Reports
Task & Purpose / Posted 23 days ago
who retired or resigned with disciplinary action pending. Rep. Jeff Miller, a Republican from Florida and chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, on Friday said the inspector general reports “document dysfunction on the part of both the... Read more
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The Washington Times
VA under fire again for widespread phony patient wait-listsIn some cases, investigators found that the falsifying of records at VA facilit
VA under fire again for widespread phony patient wait-lists
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
In some cases, investigators found that the falsifying of records at VA facilities had been going on for a decade. House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, Florida Republican, said the reports “outline a host of serious... Read more
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Air Force Times
Veterans omnibus moves ahead, despite brewing fightthem for the department’s numerous problems. Meanwhile, House Republicans have
Veterans omnibus moves ahead, despite brewing fight
Air Force Times / Posted 26 days ago
them for the department’s numerous problems. Meanwhile, House Republicans have said those proposals don’t go far enough. House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., has been pushing his own “VA Accountability Act” as a... Read more

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