Mike Bost

llinois Rep. Mike Bost argues legislation while on the House floor during session at the state Capitol in Springfield Ill.

House VA committee chairman takes closer look at sexual harassment scandal

Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.) wants to interview VA to find out when leadership knew about the sexual harassment complaints and why they didn’t take action sooner.

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VA sexual harassment investigation recommends firing, recouping bonuses from supervisors

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llinois Rep. Mike Bost argues legislation while on the House floor during session at the state Capitol in Springfield Ill.

House committee subpoenas VA for records in sexual harassment investigation

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Veterans Homeless Grants

VA committee leaders demand ‘guardrails’ for bonuses as agency claws back payouts to career executives

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VA wraps first-wave EHR fixes, but employees ‘strongly disagree’ it’s ready to move forward

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AP/Charles DharapakFILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

House GOP pushes bill to fast-track firing at VA. Agency leaders doubt it’ll help

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AP/Charles DharapakFILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VA plans to spend last $2B in COVID-19 funds House Republicans want to claw back

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VA pauses all future deployments of its new EHR in latest ‘reset’ of troubled rollout

The Department of Veterans Affairs is putting all future deployments of its new Electronic Health Record on hold, until it addresses problems at sites…

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Lawmakers closing ranks on a bipartisan bill to fix VA’s troubled EHR rollout

House and Senate lawmakers are starting to close ranks on which of several EHR modernization bills has the best chance of making it through Congress.

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In this May 29, 2017 photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Bost speaks to veterans at VFW Post  4183 in Belleville, Ill. Democrat Brendan Kelly is trying to retake a Southern Illinois House seat that Democrats held for more than 30 years before Bost won it in 2014. (Steve Nagy/Belleville News-Democrat, via AP)

‘The biggest problem every day’: House VA Committee chairman fed up with troubled EHR rollout

House VA Committee Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.) says the VA has yet to provide a clear picture of what a successful rollout of the Oracle-Cerner EHR looks like from here, given the system’s track record.

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