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VA Secretary, Dr. David Shulkin

Shulkin’s Ten-Point Plans Examined

May 19, 2017

Several plans are underway to improve the experience at the VA throughout the country. (more…)

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April 27, 2016

Veterans Groups Sue VA for Withholding Information Demanded by Veterans Poisoned by Camp Lejeune’s Toxic Water

(Wash., D.C.)—Today Vietnam Veterans of America, along with The Few, The Proud, The Forgotten, filed suit under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to compel the Department of Veterans Affairs to produce records on the…

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Government Affairs Committee Update March/April 2016

March 17, 2016

G-7 Service Connection for Hepatitis C:  There has been little that the committee can do to promote this. However, they have fought for VA funding to purchase the new drug, Harvoni, so that hundreds, if not thousands,…

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Congress Seeks to Increase VA FY016 Budget Request

February 4, 2016

Vietnam Veterans of America - Legislative Update December 16, 2015 Congress will vote today on a short-term spending bill funding the Federal Government until December 22, 2015. H.R. 2029 entitled the Military Construction and Veterans…

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