Lawmaker: Veteran agency staff resignations aren’t enough

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“Now there aren’t just advocates outside the door. Jay Inslee and his chief of staff were consistently present in the wings of the House and Senate on Sunday, in part to urge lawmakers to act on I.

VA Research Week spotlights ‘hope’ The Aleda E. Lutz Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center will celebrate National VA Research Week 2019. This year’s event, which will be observed from May 13-17, marks the 94th anniversary of VA research. The theme is "The Science of Hope" and highlights VA research’s history of.

Lawmaker: VA Isn’t the Only Agency That Can’t Fire Bad Employees Fast Enough. H.R. 1994 builds on the 2014 Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act, applying the provisions that make.

If people aren’t paying attention. prohibited state agencies from paying more than the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for prescription drugs, the Associated Press reported. Judge Patricia.

Oklahoma lawmakers launch state-wide veteran registry Oklahoma Driver License – Veteran Logo. Authority: 47 O.S. Section 6-124. The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety would like to remind Oklahoma veterans of the new "Veteran" logo that is available to be placed on the front of qualified veteran’s Oklahoma driver license or state identification cards.

Lawmakers say humbug to agencies’ lack of internal auditors – But 13 years later, 13 agencies are violating that policy and internal auditing staffing is at an all. adding Coba is capable enough to right the ship. However, Johnson said if the necessary fixes.

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Who is in charge at the Department of Veterans Affairs? – WASHINGTON – After a week of scandal and internal turmoil at the Department of Veterans Affairs, veterans groups and agency employees enter this work week wondering exactly who is in charge of.

As the nation prepares to honor its veterans Nov. 12, 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. Almost 40,000 of the 335,000 positions in the Veterans Health Administration.

Federal employees union points to short-staffing at VA. By Mark. VA Secretary Eric Shenseki had to resign after revelations that veterans were delayed or denied care, and that some died while waiting.. "Day in and day out, we share with lawmakers and veterans’ groups the harsh effects of.

Lawmakers worry veterans aren’t getting enough face time with review boards. By Scott Maucione @. said a staff member of a DRB told human rights watch personal appearances in front of the board can be beneficial to a case.. Blackmon said the Army Review Boards Agency adjudicates 14,000.

Salcido’s disparaging comments sparked harsh condemnation: The school district was deluged by thousands of emails, many from veterans. to resign. “I don’t think it’s all a revelation to anybody.

12 damaging facts you don’t know about the VA scandal. Jun 30, 2014 | Jared Powell . Nearly $1 billion was spent on building a state-of-the-art facility in Nevada but there aren’t enough doctors or nurses to treat patients there.

Sen. Kamala Harris said lawmakers aren’t clear enough with constituents about the impending obsolescence of their jobs.. By Mohana Ravindranath, Staff Correspondent.. Agency/Department.