An official at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital is helping the largest federal employee union oppose efforts to reform the agency’s network of hospitals.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R., Ill.) blasted the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday after investigators found that 30 percent of their text messages sent to the department’s crisis hotline for veterans went unanswered.
Nearly 100 veterans in Houston waited an average of 81 days for care after schedulers at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital cancelled their appointments, a watchdog said this week.
The Department of Veterans’ Affairs will no longer use its fast-track authorities to expedite the dismissal of senior employees following a legal challenge to the process, Capitol Hill officials said Friday.
Donald Trump was criticized after implying that U.S. soldiers stole funds from the federal government intended for reconstruction efforts during the Iraq war.
Former Army Ranger Warren Davidson, a Republican, declared victory Tuesday in Ohio’s special election to fill the congressional seat left open by retired House Speaker John Boehner.
All veterans who qualify for Department of Veterans Affairs health benefits would be able to seek care outside the VA under new legislation.
The number of veterans waiting more than 30 days for care at Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities has climbed past half a million.
The Department of Veterans Affairs office of inspector general systemically failed to review a Wisconsin VA medical center’s lax authorization of prescription drugs, according to a U.S. Senate report released Tuesday.