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22 May 2014, 7:03 pm by Richard M.
Jay Carney, the White House press secretary, said he wasn’t aware of the specific reasons why the administration is overly worried about the bill, which makes it simpler to remove senior Veteran Affairs officials. [read post]
29 Jan 2016, 10:45 am by Seth Director
  His statement can be downloaded at the following link: Statement from VA Secretary Robert McDonald On the Need to Reform the Veterans Appeals Process_January 27 2016 My takeaway: (1) this is the closest the VA has come to acknowledging that the agency push to handle initial claims more expeditiously has created a huge backlog within the VA appellate system by re-distributing personnel, focus, and resources; (2) this is the first time the VA has provided a… [read post]
24 Mar 2014, 5:06 am by Jon Gelman
Congressman Tim Bishop sent a letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric K. [read post]
3 Sep 2013, 4:31 am by Adam Santucci
Contractors can either choose to set a benchmark that mirrors the national percentage of veterans in the civilian labor force or they may establish their own benchmarks using certain data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Veterans’ Employment and Training Service/Employment and Training Administration. [read post]
1 May 2013, 2:04 pm by Rodney Mesriani
In a statement released by the VA Secretary, Eric Shinseki, he admitted that too many veterans have been waiting for too long for decisions to come and that the same has never been acceptable. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 2:00 am by Mary Klements, Claims Advocate
While the CAVC handles veterans’ claims, it is not strictly a part of the VeteransAdministration. [read post]
11 Nov 2011, 2:52 am by Bob Kraft
Higley, Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), designating him as Chairman of the Veterans Day National Committee. [read post]
25 Nov 2009, 4:12 pm
 Here is what Enterprise Blog says: It includes secretaries of State, Commerce, Treasury, Agriculture, Interior, Labor, Transportation, Energy, and Housing & Urban Development, and excludes Postmaster General, Navy, War, Health, Education & Welfare, Veterans Affairs, and Homeland Securityâ€"432 cabinet members in all. [read post]
12 Nov 2013, 3:30 am by Robert Kraft
Veterans shouldn’t have to wait for the benefits they’ve earned,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki. [read post]
” Pursuant to 38 U.S.C. section 3696, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs is prohibited from approving the enrollment of a veteran eligible for military education benefits “in any course offered by an institution which utilizes advertising, sales, or enrollment practices of any type which are erroneous, deceptive, or misleading either by actual statement, omission, or intimation. [read post]
3 Jun 2014, 9:54 am by Tom Smith
So Secretary Eric Shinseki is now ex-secretary Shinseki, and cleaning up the Department of Veterans Affairs' health care mess will now be someone else's job. [read post]
3 Jun 2014, 9:54 am by Tom Smith
So Secretary Eric Shinseki is now ex-secretary Shinseki, and cleaning up the Department of Veterans Affairs' health care mess will now be someone else's job. [read post]
1 Nov 2018, 1:00 am by bethf
This past summer, the White House administration stepped in and added an additional set of tests. [read post]
5 Jan 2014, 7:08 am by Howard Friedman
Martha Roby, one of those complaining wrote in part that she was concerned about "the culture of bureaucracy at the VA [that] would encourage facility administrators to err on the side of suppressing religious expression and discouraging acts of kindness toward veterans." [read post]
25 Dec 2014, 5:00 am by Ellen Watson, Claims Advocate
If change does occur within the VA as promised by the Obama administration and Secretary Robert McDonald, there is great promise and hope for the future for all our veterans. [read post]