House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Advances Numerous Tester Bills to Expand Benefits for Veterans and Hold VA Accountable
Parking Lot Operator Agrees to Plead Guilty in Scheme to Pay Bribes and Defraud the Department of Veteran’s Affairs out of $13+ Million
LOS ANGELES – The owner of a business that operated parking lots has agreed to plead guilty in a 15-year bribery scheme that allowed him to defraud the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs out of more than $13 million that should have been paid in relation to the operation of parking facilities on the VA’s Los Angeles medical campuses.
BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK – A jury voted on Friday to convict Kevin Green, age 57, of Brooklyn, New York, of theft of government property and misappropriation by a fiduciary, following a 5-day trial.
After more than 40 years of widespread use, new scientific tests show formulated weedkillers have higher rates of toxicity to human cells
WASHINGTON — House lawmakers approved legislation Tuesday to extend Agent Orange benefits to approximately 90,000 sailors who served off the coast during the Vietnam War.
RAND study finds VA provides high-quality health care
Veterans receive the same or better care at VA medical facilities as patients at non-VA hospitals according to a recent RAND Corp study.
VA announced it is offering two opportunities for early participation in the new, more efficient claims decision review process outlined in the historic Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017.
As a Veteran, VA patient, VA employee and the son of two former VA employees, I have been affiliated with VA in some form or another almost my whole life. As a Veteran, I share an all-too-common story with many of my service brothers and sisters.
VA is currently investigating a telephone scam involving an individual or individuals impersonating VA Office of General Counsel attorneys. The perpetrator reportedly calls Veterans and requests money to process their claims for benefits. Veterans have been given actual VA attorney names and phone numbers to call back. It is important to know that VA — as a cabinet-level agency of the U.S. government, funded by Congress — will never request payment for carrying out our mission to serve Veterans.