The filming of a TV series that took over the entire second floor of a Los Angeles VA center and conferences attended by VA health care providers—which included topics on how to plan a party—contributed to the delay of care for veterans, according to interviews with VA staffers and veterans.
An analysis of how more than $1 billion dollars in spending by the Department of Veterans Affairs on “professional services” finds several instances of questionable spending in the form of millions for a national ad campaign and energy programs to make VA facilities more sustainable.
The Department of Justice has spent more than $330 million on “drugs and biologicals” for the federal prison system during the Obama Administration, almost three-and-a-half times as much as the amount spent during the Bush Administration’s entire eight years.
President Barack Obama has increased the Department of Veterans Affairs’ budget each year since he took office, claiming the funds would give veterans the health care they deserve. However, an analysis of records show the agency has spent close to $500 million on office furniture under the Obama administration.
The IRS has spent $96.5 million on office furniture under the Obama administration and is now claiming it has insufficient funding to adequately serve taxpayers.
The attorneys general of 22 states have filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn New York’s SAFE Act, claiming the law is unconstitutional.
Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange filed the brief in the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals as part of the lawsuit NYSRPA v. Cuomo, which was filed by individual gun owners and organizations challenging New York’s gun ban.
Graduating college seniors face a grim job market little improved since President Barack Obama’s reelection, and many say they are concerned about their future.
Alaska joined Georgia to become the second state to pass the Compact for a Balanced Budget, a move that paves the way for a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Parents and teachers criticized a lawsuit filed against their New Jersey school district that objects to the use of the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance recited by their children.
Gun owners in upstate New York gathered yesterday to protest Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D.) controversial anti-gun law and shredded SAFE Act registration cards the day they were required to register their weapons.