The Department of Treasury says they have opened an investigation into accusations that one of their current employees inappropriately awarded a lucrative government contract to a company she had personal ties with, while working for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provided lawmakers with misleading and inaccurate information when they first detailed the number of veterans who were harmed by long wait times, according to a new report by the Office of Inspector General.
The VA released a “fact sheet” in April 2014 that summarized an internal, system-wide review of unresolved consults or additional requests for services that remained “open or active” after 90 days.
The Department of Veterans Affairs continues to struggle to meet the demands of applications for a program intended to assist family members caring for wounded veterans, according to testimony at a House Veterans Affairs subcommittee on Wednesday.
Systemic “security weaknesses” continue to plague the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) two years after a major security breach and could lead to the unauthorized access and disclosure of even more personal information, according to a government oversight report.
Chairman of the House Veteran Affairs Committee, Rep. Jeff Miller (R., Fla.) praised the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for “formally removing” the embattled director of the Phoenix VA Health Care System, late Monday night, but questions still remain.
Two years after a major security breach compromised the personal information of over 4,000 veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continues to suffer from systemic “security weaknesses,” according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
On Thursday, members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee grilled Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson on what they say is inadequate implementation of legislation intended to reform the marred agency.
My must read of the day is “Veterans Affairs tries to move forward,” in the Hill.
The Veterans Affairs Inspector General referred at least 17 cases tied to allegations of wait-time manipulation to the Department of Justice for prosecution, and the agency has declined to prosecute all of them. Both agencies have refused to comment on the reasons behind the lack of prosecutions.
The VA said the day care center in the office “joined First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Program,” which means children should get boring things in their jack-o-lantern buckets, like raisins and pencils.