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  • Hearing on Veterans Health Care
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    Veterans' Benefits Evaluation Process

    The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs held a hearing on the Veterans Benefit Administration’s (VBA) process for eliminating the backlog of disability claims at the Veterans Affairs Department. In…

  • VA Hospital Waiting List Records
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    Veterans Administration Health Care Wait List

    Veterans Affairs (VA) Department officials testified about the alleged destruction of an unofficial patient waiting list associated with the Phoenix VA Health Care System. Topics included the failure of VA…

  • Hearing on Whistleblowers at the VA
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    Veterans Administration Whistleblowers, Part 1

    The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing on the increasing number of whistle-blower complaints within the Veterans Health Administration. Witnesses spoke about retaliation they…

  • Hearing on Mental Health Care Access For Veterans
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    Veterans Administration Mental Health Care

    The House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing on improving access to mental health care services for former soldiers, and the level of care veterans receive for problems such as…

  • Veterans Health Care
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    Veterans' Health Care

    Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government Accountability Office testified on delays in veterans' health care and reports of some Veterans Administration medical…

  • Veterans Affairs Executives Bonuses
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    Veterans Affairs Bonuses

    Gina Farrisee testified on bonuses awarded to senior executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Almost 80 percent of senior executives at the VA received bonuses in 2013,…

  • Bureaucratic Challenges at the VA
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    Bureaucracy and Veterans' Health Care, Part 1

    Witnesses testified before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on bureaucratic challenges facing veterans' health care. Committee Chair Jeff Miller (R-FL) commented on an audit released…

  • Hearing on Veterans Affairs Improvements
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    Veterans Affairs Improvements, Officials

    Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson and Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health for Administrative Operations Philip Matkovsky testified about the VA’s efforts to address problems facing the…

  • Veterans Transition to Civilian Life
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    Veterans' Transition to Civilian Life

    Veterans Administration officials and representatives testified on the difficulties military members experience in their transition to civilian life. At the time of the hearing, several…

  • Hearing on Disabled 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 remarks,…

  • US House Legislative Business
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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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  • US House General Speeches
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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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  • US House General Speeches
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    House Session

    Following one-minutes speeches (15 minutes per side), the House debated the combined rule providing for consideration of H.R. 4870, Department of Defense Appropriations, and the motion to…

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  • Hearing on Military Cemetery Operations
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    Military Cemetery Operations

    Witnesses testified on military cemetery operations. Topics included the expansion of the national cemetery system to include additional burial facilities, improvements in grave…