- Lawmakers ask VA to extend comment period on hospital study Updated: Nov-15-15 2:34 pm
HOT SPRINGS, South Dakota - South Dakota's congressional delegation is asking the Department of Veterans Affairs to extend the comment period on a study that looks at the impact that closing a Hot Springs hospital would have on veterans.
- VA enters stretch on goals for homelessness, claims backlog Updated: Nov-10-15 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON - Though it has made much progress, the Department of Veterans Affairs is likely to miss its target on two ambitious goals: ending veteran homelessness in 2015 and ending the backlog in disability claims.
- VA wrongly tells veterans they're dead, cuts off benefits Updated: Nov-05-15 4:02 pm
DUNEDIN, Florida - Mike Rieker, a 69-year-old Vietnam Navy veteran, relies on his Veterans Affairs benefits to get him through the month.
- Shaheen wants VA to use NPR database on mustard gas exposure Updated: Nov-04-15 3:31 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal are urging the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to use a new database to identify World War II veterans who were exposed to mustard gas.