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Miller not giving VA budget a free pass

U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald testified Wednesday before the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, which is chaired by our Congressman Jeff Miller. Miller made…

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Latest report shows increase in reports of sexual assault in the military

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel released yesterday the latest survey of sexual assaults among our armed forces. He believes that the Defense Department’s efforts to prevent…

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VA Secretary announces major reorganization #itsabouttime

On November 10, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald sent a message to all VA employees that he plans to reorganize the VA….

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Go in Peace, helping veterans deal with PTSD

According to a 2013 Veterans Administration report, 1 in 4 Americans who dies is a veteran. Twenty-two veterans commit suicide daily. Many of those deaths…

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‘Invisible War’ wins two Emmys

Tuesday night, the film “The Invisible War” won two Emmys — one for Investigative Journalism and another for Best Documentary — at the 35th Annual…

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Posted in State & National News Veterans

State Capital Buzz: School Vouchers, Veterans dealing with PTSD

LAWSUIT SEEKS TO END SCHOOL VOUCHERS PROGRAM A coalition of groups and individual plaintiffs filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the constitutionality of a de facto…

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NYT: New study Vietnam War veterans with PTSD show little improvement

The New York Times reports that a new study, financed by the Department of Veterans Affairs, show that most Vietnam War veterans who had persistent…

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Miller speaks out for VA reform

Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: “The Department of Veterans Affairs is in the midst of an unprecedented crisis caused by corruption,…

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Scott Signs Law To Place Pow-Mia Chair In Capitol

An empty chair, set up to honor people who have been prisoners of war or remain missing in action, will be the latest feature of…

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