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Mar 3, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

House Votes Give VA Chief Power to Recoup Executive Bonuses

The House passed a bill late Monday that would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs secretary to recoup bonuses from senior executives implicated in manipulating patient wait-time data last year and other wrongdoing.

Jan 8, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

Clay Hunt veteran suicide bill returns in new Congress

A bill to overhaul veteran suicide prevention programs is getting another chance in Congress after being scuttled last month by a retiring Senate budget hawk.

Jan 24, 2013 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

U.S. House committee schedules hearing on Pittsburgh VA Legionnaires' outbreak

The U.S. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs will hold a hearing next month into the Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Pittsburgh VA that may have killed as many as three veterans, the committee announced today.

Jan 23, 2013 | Navy Times

Bill: Require in-state tuition for GI Bill vets

Public colleges and universities would be pressured to charge in-state tuition for nonresident veterans under bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House of Representatives.