Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protections

(Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)

Pent up demand for VA services driving record 2022 budget request, agency says

The Department of Veterans Affairs also envisions additional funding for its electronic health record modernization program, accountability office and…

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$100,000 ID-theft scheme earns VA employee a 46-month federal prison sentence

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Support for new proposed law to boost whistleblowers at Veterans Affairs

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - 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 accountability office says it’s improved, but whistleblowers aren’t so sure

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After years of complaints, House committee considering changes to VA accountability office

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Senators worried new VA accountability office appointment poses conflict of interest

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VA’s accountability office recommended 7 senior leaders for discipline within 18-month period

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Lawmakers declare lack of confidence in VA’s accountability office

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi TannoWashington DC/USA Mar 25 2019/Signboard of United States Department of Veterans Affairs(VA).The VA stands in front of Lafayette Square Park in the north of the White House.

VA’s new accountability office puts whistleblowers at risk, IG says

A scathing review by VA’s inspector general found the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection failed to meet the missions Congress gave it,…

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New accountability office hasn’t made a dent in VA’s ‘culture of retaliation,’ whistleblowers say

The Department of Veterans Affairs is developing new training and policies for both employees and investigators within the agency’s Office of Accountability…

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Culture of retaliation still prevalent at VA, whistleblowers say

Whistleblowers at the Department of Veterans Affairs said retaliation is still prevalent within the agency, two years after Congress codified a new office designed to protect them.

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