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2015/07/31 17:18
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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...
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2015/07/31 00:19
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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...
2015/07/30 22:19
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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)...
2015/07/30 20:15
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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,...
2015/07/30 18:48
2015/07/30 18:48
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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...
2015/07/30 17:51
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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...
2015/07/29 17:48
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is poised to slap another short-term extension on highway and transit programs and fill a budget hole in veterans’ health care before lawmakers leave town this week for...
2015/07/28 21:41
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United States Representative Martha Roby introduced a bill on Tuesday that would require the VA to takeover failing facilities in order to improve the medical treatment that veterans receive. Roby's...
2015/07/24 05:14
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The VA said last week it may shutter hospitals unless Congress closes a $2.5 billion shortfall caused by a sharp increase in demand by veterans for health care, including costly treatments for the...
2015/07/23 23:25
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We found that the U.S. military exposed black and Puerto Rican soldiers to mustard gas and other chemical weapons on the theory that people with dark skin could be more resistant, and that Japanese...
2015/07/23 23:19
2015/07/23 23:19
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Step by step, agency by agency, Congress is moving to facilitate the firing of federal employees, cut their workplace rights and limit their pay. A Feb. 11, 2015, photo shows the U.S. Capitol with...
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2015/07/23 13:17
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Donald Trump distorts the facts in a recent op-ed in which he says Sen. John McCain has "abandoned our veterans" and "failed the state of Arizona and the country." • Trump says McCain authored...
2015/07/22 18:01
2015/07/22 18:01
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Verterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald holds a chart as he testifies about pending Veteran Affairs health care budget shortfall and system shutdown at a House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing...
2015/07/20 04:24
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AUGUSTA — The Department of Veterans Affairs faces a serious numbers problem — multiple, in fact. It can’t count how many veterans died while waiting to sign up for health care. It says some VA...
2015/07/17 10:19
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Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, Calif. (Rich Pedoncelli/AP) Senior lawmakers traveled from Capitol Hill on Thursday to the Department of Veterans Affairs headquarters to...
2015/07/16 16:20
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The House plans to vote within two weeks on a bill to limit appeal rights of Veterans Affairs Department employees, Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calf.) said Thursday. Under a measure...
2015/07/14 13:27
2015/07/14 13:27
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... frequently see my father sitting and smiling at conversations. He will ask for a conversation to be repeated only once and then just nods. Frustrated that he is not able to participate, often he...
2015/07/13 17:14
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As any veteran knows, proof of service means carrying around their DD-214 form, an 8 1/2-inch by 11-inch form that verifiers a service member's time in the military, and also shows awards and medals,...
2015/07/11 02:32
2015/07/11 02:32
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... was within acceptable levels. The regional office director requested follow up inspection of the construction area to ensure no additional water damage was hidden behind the walls. The...
2015/07/11 02:20
2015/07/11 02:20
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PHILADELPHIA — Nearly a dozen employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs regional office in Philadelphia could be disciplined over their errant handling of a backlog of benefit claims after a...
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