Veterans of all political stripes overwhelmingly support reform that would allow military health benefits to be used outside the VA healthcare system, new polling shows.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is facing bipartisan pushback against its decision to continue controversial, and at times fatal, experiments on dogs under a program the agency says advances medical research that potentially helps wounded veterans.
Taxpayers will no longer foot the bill for union officials at the Veterans Administration.
A Democrat running for Congress in Colorado who touts his work on behalf of veterans missed 35 percent of the Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs’ meetings while he served on that body, according to meeting minutes.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s (D., Wis.) Republican challenger criticized the incumbent for ignoring abuses at a VA facility and for offering a severance package to a staffer fired over the incident that would have required her to remain quiet if she accepted.
The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed the nomination of Robert Wilkie to be secretary of Veterans Affairs in an 86-9 vote on Monday.
The Trump administration is seeking to pay for recent expansion of Veterans Affairs to private health care through recently increased budgetary caps, according to an administration official.