Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie speaks during a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 28, 2020, on the Department of Veterans Affairs response to COVID-19. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Congressmen wonder why VA Secretary taking so many trips to battleground states

In today’s Federal Newscast, top Democrats on the House and Senate VA Committees say Secretary Robert Wilkie is using government time and taxpayer money…

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Bill in Congress would allow those suspected of crimes to find what algorithms are being used against them

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Despite inter-agency best efforts, VA can’t eliminate veterans homelessness without expanding its reach

Veterans homelessness is down nationwide by 49% since the Departments of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs launched an inter-agency partnership…

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House VA Committee chair calls for agencywide stand-down to address veteran suicide

In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), the head of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, wants all hands on deck to address veteran suicide.

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