Veterans Affairs

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VA ends mandatory overtime for most employees processing benefits claims

VBA has delivered record-breaking level of benefits to veterans for the past three years, and is on track to break yet another record this year.

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Democrats warn layoffs ahead as House GOP proposes agency spending cuts

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(AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)Denis McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, testifies before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

VA secretary admits ‘massive mistakes’ over improper executive bonuses, rejects calls for firings

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Scrutiny intensifies regarding VA ‘bonus blunder’

House lawmakers are demanding answers from VA officials, after they approved nearly $11 million in bonuses to ineligible career senior executives.

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VA to give veterans more ways to leave digital legacy when they’re gone

The Veterans Legacy Memorial allows surviving friends and family members to share memories of a veteran in their life who passed.

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FILE - This Monday, April 28, 2014 file photo shows the Phoenix VA Health Care Center. Weeks after receiving emergency aid in August 2017, the Department of Veterans Affairs is cautioning that the Veterans Choice private-sector health program backed by President Donald Trump could run low again on money sooner than expected, threatening to disrupt care for hundreds of thousands of veterans in two months. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

VA sees more patients, cuts wait times, despite higher workload

The Department of Veterans is driving down wait times for veterans to receive health care — even as the VA sees record demand for its services.

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