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    Veterans Affairs Hospital Delays

    Secretary Eric Shinseki testified before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee over delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals in Phoenix and elsewhere, and the deaths of at least 40 veterans…

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    Disabled Veterans

    Officials from the Disabled American Veterans organization outlined their 2014 legislative priorities at a joint hearing of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees. In opening…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on issues related to veterans. Joe Violante was interviewed by phone about the Putting Veteran’s Funding First Act.

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    Civil Rights of Military Veterans and Service Members, Panel 3

    A panel of veterans' advocates and other service members spoke about how well the federal government was safeguarding their rights and providing needed benefits. An army major and…

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    Unemployment Among Veterans

    Witnesses testified on a bill to address high unemployment among military veterans. The proposed legislation established training and assistance programs for veterans entering the…

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    Programs for Disabled Veterans

    Mr. Violante discussed federal programs offered to disabled veterans and how much they are funded. He responded to audience telephone calls and electronic mail.

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    Fiscal Year 2006 Veterans Affairs Budget

    Secretary Nicholson and veterans' advocates testified about spending requests for the fiscal year 2006 Department of Veterans Affairs budget. Among the topics he addressed were burdens…

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    Gulf War Veteran Benefits

    Secretary Brown spoke about the administration’s decision to afford Gulf War veterans benefits for the "Gulf War Syndrome", a series of health care problems which have occurred to…

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