Former Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry says it is “outrageous” that so few people have been held accountable at the Department of Veterans Affairs after the Obama administration promised action would be taken against those found responsible for manipulating wait times at VA hospitals.
A Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia switched out patients’ prescribed medications with older drugs to cut costs, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) announced in a letter to Congress and the White House Wednesday.
A Florida veteran says he was repeatedly put on hold for up to ten minutes at a time when trying to call the Department of Veterans Affairs suicide hotline.
VA whistleblowers who tried to report sexual harassment, data manipulation, and questionable medical practices were threatened with suspensions, moved to a basement offices, and in one case denied leave to care for a terminally ill parent, according to the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC).
Senate hopeful Tammy Duckworth is touting her record on veterans issues, but an audit of her time at the helm of Illinois’ Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) shows veterans were underserved due to widespread mismanagement.
Two years after being completed, $8-million-worth of solar panels at a Little Rock, Ark., Veterans Affairs hospital have never been turned on, and now the hospital is tearing down some of the panels.
The Department of Veterans Affairs’ top construction official resigned Wednesday with a full federal pension amidst calls from Congress for his firing due to massive cost overruns on VA construction projects.
The Department of Veterans Affairs under President Obama has spent billions making improvements at VA centers across the country as veterans have waited months for care, in some cases dying before receiving treatment.