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By Hope Yen, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands…
A House committee has unveiled a plan that would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall that threatens medical care for thousands of veterans in the coming weeks.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, June 24, President Trump signs a new law meant to improve accountability at the Veterans Administration, and some communities are creating their own school districts. Later, a look at concerns over understaffing and overcrowding at…
WASHINGTON — The House will vote next week on Senate-passed legislation to make firing employees easier for the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, as the department sought to speed forward on initiatives urged by President Donald Trump to expand private…
President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday tapped the Department of Veterans Affairs' top health official to lead a beleaguered agency struggling to meet the health needs of millions of veterans.
By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
Over the past three years, the sprawling VA system has come under fire from Congress and the media because veterans were waiting too long to see a doctor. Now, a new chain of free mental health clinics for vets has…
By Leah Samuel, STAT
Donald Trump will take office in January with strong support among veterans, and he’s made reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs a key part of his platform.
In Tuesday’s presidential contest, veterans preferred Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton at a rate of nearly 2 to 1, according to exit poll data. So on this Veterans Day, what are former military service members expecting from the new president?…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Justice Department is siding with a legal argument by a fired Department of Veterans Affairs official at the center of a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and secret lists covering up the delays.
The deputy secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs says he still intends to punish two senior officials accused of manipulating the agency's hiring system for their own gain.
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