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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…

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  • 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…

    2,732 views
  • 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…

    1,148 views
  • 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…

    5,269 views
  • 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…

    4,913 views
  • 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…

    1,443 views
  • 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…

    7,520 views
  • 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,…

    1,779 views
  • US House Legislative Business
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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened for a legislative session.

    467 views
  • 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…

    349 views
  • 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…

    2,161 views
  • 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…

    1,623 views
  • US House General Speeches
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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

    388 views
  • 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,…

    1,276 views
  • Delays in Processing Complex VA Disability Claims
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    Veterans Affairs Disability Claims

    Witnesses testified on the Department of Veterans Affairs' disability claims backlog, and its ability to process complex claims such as traumatic brain injuries. The first panel of veterans…

    3,447 views
  • House Session Part 2
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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened for a legislative session. Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) S. 252 - PREEMIE Reauthorization Act, as amended (Sponsor Sen. Alexander / Energy and…

    248 views
  • House Session Part 2
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    House Session, Part 2

    1) H.R. 3304-To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor to Bennie G. Adkins and Donald P. Sloat of the US Army for acts of valor during the Vietnam Conflict and to…

    294 views
  • Defense Budget Cuts and Acquisition
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    Defense Budget Cuts and Acquisition

    Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine officials testified on the impact of defense budget cuts. They detailed the effects of cuts on recruitment, maintenance of vehicles, acquisition, training…

    1,065 views
  • Impact of Government Shutdown on Veterans
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    Impact of Government Shutdown on Veterans

    Eric Shinseki testified on the impact of the government shutdown on services and benefits to military veterans. He said that if the government shutdown continues, about 3.8 million veterans…

    229 views
  • House Session Part 2
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    House Session, Part 2

    Begin Consideration of H.R. 2610 - Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 (Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Latham / Appropriations…

    150 views
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