Veterans Administration

(Philadelphia VA regional benefits office director Diana Rubens, left, and Philadelphia VA Medical Center director Daniel Hendee at a Philadelphia City Council hearing.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. City Council Explores Status of VA Health Care Reforms

The lawmakers heard promises of improvements from local officials, and tales of bureaucratic bungling from veterans.

09/15/2014

(Official portrait, provided)

N.J. Congressman Suggests Allowing Military Vets To Circumvent VA Care

Rep. Frank LoBiondo is reacting to the health care crisis within the Veterans Administration by proposing a pilot program that would give veterans a choice on treatment options.

05/30/2014

(Photo by Pat Loeb)

US Sen. Bob Casey Joins Call For Veterans’ Health Care Accountability

Appearing with a pair of US military veterans, Casey (at lectern) said the average time for the VA to process disability claims in Pennsylvania is now 300 days.

05/28/2014

(US Rep. Pat Toomey, at lectern, is flanked by, from left, Pa. state representative Thomas Murt, state senator Stewart Greenleaf, and  Stewart Hickey of Amvets.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Toomey Wants To Let US Veterans Sue Over Long Waits For Treatment

US senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is weighing in on the scandal over long wait times in the Veterans Administration medical system.

05/27/2014

(US Army soldiers salute during a ceremony after arriving home from Iraq.   Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Part 4: Combatting Homelessness Among Vets

For thousands of soldiers, a new battle will begin: to adjust here at home. Not all will succeed, and the most vulnerable may end up on the street.

06/03/2011

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