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Veterans Affairs

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Congressman Wants VA To Rescind Staff Bonuses

Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy wants Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shineski to rescind more than $100,000 in bonuses given to VA leaders in the wake of a Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at Pittsburgh’s Veterans Affairs hospitals.

08/09/2013

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Veterans Officials Discuss Jobs, Benefits & Transitioning Into Civilian Life

Chris Moore talked about veteran’s issues with several armed service officials.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/17/2013

Sen. Casey Calls For Federal Officials To Release VA Report To Public

Sen. Bob Casey is calling for federal officials to release a report on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh.

02/14/2013

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Family To File Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Veterans Affairs

The family William Nicklas, 87, of Hampton Township, filed notice that they intend to file a wrongful death lawsuit against Veterans Affairs after his death at the VA’s Oakland facility on Nov. 23.

12/10/2012

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Sen. Casey Weighs In On Legionnaire’s Disease Issues At VA Hospital

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The ongoing problem of Legionnaire’s disease at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section has caught the attention of a U.S. Senator. Sen. Bob Casey says he wants answers after at least […]

11/29/2012

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Lawsuit Filed Over Funeral Policy For Soldiers

A Veterans Affairs policy prevents the mention of religion by voluntary honor guards at funerals unless the family of the deceased gives consent before the service.

09/13/2011

National Veterans Wheelchair Games Coming To Pittsburgh

A breakfast was held in downtown Pittsburgh Tuesday to support the 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games. The games will take place from Aug. 1-6 in Pittsburgh and are being co-presented by the Department of Veterans […]

03/08/2011

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Veterans Angered By VA Executives’ Office Space

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The decisions about new administrative space for regional Veterans Administration executives and maintaining a pool at a local veterans’ center may involve different budgets and different decision makers. But tell that to […]

11/15/2010