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2014/12/17 11:19
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The Department of Veterans Affairs this year issued false statements to Congress and the media about treatment delays and how many patients died or suffered as a result of wait times at its health...
2014/12/17 11:19
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2014/12/16 04:20
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The Treasury Department’s new top procurement executive steered millions of dollars worth of work to friends when she was a senior official at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and then obstructed...
2014/12/10 08:45
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Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, pumps his fist as he walks past reporters after a meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/...
2014/12/10 05:43
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WASHINGTON — The House unanimously approved a bill Tuesday aimed at reducing a suicide epidemic that claims the lives of 22 military veterans every day. A bill named for Clay Hunt, an Iraq and...
2014/12/09 18:02
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the House of Representatives unanimously passed her bill to rename the veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois the “Lane A....
2014/12/08 21:19
2014/12/08 21:19
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The breakfast banquet applauding federal whistleblowers was a small but meaningful demonstration of the gratitude that regularly should be shown to employees who are too often castigated instead of...
2014/12/06 20:03
2014/12/06 20:03
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A law that protects returning veterans from having their homes foreclosed for a year after they leave the service expires at the end of the year and U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, has introduced...
2014/12/04 18:02
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) announced that the Senate unanimously approved legislation that would name a veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois the “Lane...
2014/12/01 03:20
2014/12/01 03:20
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The Department of Veterans Affairs and Congress are battling over whether the VA is firing employees fast enough as part of a major management overhaul, but legal analysts say even the five-day notice...
2014/11/29 02:22
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PROVIDENCE — The Providence-based Gilbane Building Co. has been awarded the contract to serve as construction manager for the new 208-bed Rhode Island Veterans Home, Governor Chafee’s office has...
2014/11/27 02:20
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A Veteran Affairs office that oversees hundreds of millions of dollars in projects in Washington, Maryland and Virginia has failed to document why the agency is making no-bid purchases — a form of...
2014/11/25 15:47
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PHOENIX — Nearly seven months after the Department of Veterans Affairs became embroiled in a nationwide scandal, the agency fired the head of its troubled Phoenix hospital amid allegations of...
2014/11/20 22:31
2014/11/20 22:31
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According to USA Today, more than 600,000 veterans are still waiting 30 days or more for appointments at VA hospitals and clinics around the country. While the overall number of veterans waiting the...
2014/11/20 17:51
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Minnesota U.S. Rep. Tim Walz has been passed over for the top Democratic spot on the House Veterans Affairs Committee. The ranking member slot instead went to Florida Rep. Corrine Brown, who was next...
2014/11/20 17:27
2014/11/20 17:27
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Buzz Cut: • Obama takes the Grammy for small politics • What’s in the plan, man? • Majority now says health insurance not federal responsibility • Webb gets ready to battle Hillary • ‘The kick...
2014/11/19 15:09
2014/11/19 15:09
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ERIE, Pa. (AP) - The new director of the Erie Veterans Affairs Medical Center denies lying to a Pittsburgh-area congressman about whether the VA's Pittsburgh hospitals had a hidden waiting list for...
2014/11/19 13:21
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Created: 11/19/2014 6:41 AM KSTP.com House Republican leaders chose Paul Ryan on Tuesday to head the powerful House Ways and Means Committee for the next two years, giving him a high-profile platform...
2014/11/19 12:26
2014/11/19 12:26
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Evans, of East Moline, was only 63. He was felled by Parkinson’s disease, an affliction diagnosed nearly two decades before. The powerful and the meek paid tribute to Evans for his work while serving...
2014/11/18 22:43
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WASHINGTON — Wait times for veterans care at VA hospitals and clinics have been reduced by 18 percent since May, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Thursday. Average wait times for new...
2014/11/18 21:45
2014/11/18 21:45
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Citing “new and troubling allegations,” members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation are asking the Veterans Affairs Inspector General to investigate claims by ex-workers at a Hibbing VA clinic...
2014/12/17 11:19
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