VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson/APVA

VA asks Congress to repeal cuts to agency’s award and incentive spending

Veterans Affairs Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson wrote to Congress this week, asking that it begin work immediately to repeal cuts to the agency’s award…

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Senate committee insists it’s not trying to privatize VA health care

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Robert McKenrick, Diana Rubens, Kimberly Graves, Antione Waller, Linda Haliday, Danny Pummill

VA’s struggles with MSPB open door for SES oversight changes

Senior leaders at the Veterans Affairs Department say the bill that was supposed to help them hold agency senior executives more accountable isn’t working….

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Robert McKenrick, Diana Rubens, Kimberly Graves, Antione Waller, Linda Haliday, Danny Pummill

2 VA execs return to work, could still face additional punishments

Kimberly Graves and Diana Rubens, who were reinstated to their positions as directors of the St. Paul and Philadelphia regional veterans benefits offices,…

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MSPB reverses punishment for third VA senior executive

Some members of Congress are taking aim at the Merit Systems Protection Board, after it released its third decision in nearly a month to reverse punishments for senior executives at the Veterans Affairs Department. MSPB is standing by its decisions, arguing that it must comply with the 2014 Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act.

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