GI Bill

Lessons learned from a former VA undersecretary

After spending three years as Undersecretary for Veterans Benefits during the Trump administration, Paul Lawrence has learned a few lessons.

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IT modernization

Lawmakers frustrated with ‘bureaucratic incompetence’ as VBA struggles with overdue benefits changes

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AP/Charles DharapakVA

VA says it will miss Aug. 1 deadline to change GI Bill benefits due to IT challenges

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OPM proposes new guidelines on administrative leave

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management has proposed new regulations that define parameters for agencies in granting administrative…

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Accountability and reform omnibus will create ‘new VA’

The Veterans First Act is a bipartisan omnibus bill that addresses problems within the Veterans Affairs Department. Everything from accountability to whistleblower…

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Chris Cate, Vice President of Research, Student Veterans of America

Just over half of veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill to earn a college degree — 51.7 be exact. The data comes from a newly-released study by the Student Veterans of America. Vice President of Research Chris Cate spoke about the findings on the Federal Drive.

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