Lawmaker: Veteran agency staff resignations aren’t enough

According to the agency's most recent data, 526,000 veterans are. and it led to the resignation in May 2014 of the secretary of veterans affairs at the time, Eric Shinseki.. he would crack down on employees who fail to serve veterans. the program because they aren't getting paid,” said Representative.

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For the past five years, the VA Home Loan program has knowingly withheld $150 million in refunds for certain disabled veterans. A special investigation by my friends at Kare 11 exposed an internal.

The new DHS commissioner knows she needs to win back trust for the agency. She has a lengthy to-do list – from making amends.

President Obama pledged support for embattled Veterans Affairs secretary eric shinseki today, but he warned that there will be accountability at the agency if allegations. Tough words just aren’t.

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2 days ago. rep. brian mast, R-Fla., went on Fox News to complain that he had been. Several members of Congress from Florida are accusing the Veterans Affairs officials of. A dying veteran was bit more than 100 times by the insects before staff. “And if the people in charge aren't willing to do that, then they're not.

Two bills sponsored by Rep. Luria passed out of committee WASHINGTON – congresswoman elaine luria (va-02) today participated in her first full-committee bill markup as a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. During the markup, the committee passed 18 bills – including two sponsored by Congresswoman Luria – recommending them for a vote in the full House of Representatives.

The backing of a union would give agency staff legal standing to engage with the department. Bio-based, or naturally occuring, pesticides are a good first option, but they aren’t as reliable, one. Legislators should be more upfront with constituents about the fate of their jobs, according to California Sen. Kamala Harris.

Our Latest VideosThe veterans affairs secretary said the problems in the VA. Eric K. Shinseki resigned as secretary of veterans affairs Friday, apologizing for a scandal in which employees. Neither of those efforts was enough to ensure that managers. Some lawmakers said that Shinseki's lack of political and media.

This Is Why Many Veterans Aren’t Getting The Care They Need. Day, many veterans in rural areas and some cities still face long wait times for health care because there aren’t enough doctors, nurses and support staff to provide it.