President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Two congressmen are criticizing the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System for keeping nearly 700 veterans on a list for medical care, some for more than a year.
President Obama summoned Eric Shineski, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, to the Oval Office to discuss the growing scandal inside the department’s medical system.
VA Official resigns in wake of scandal
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.
Chris Moore talked about veteran’s issues with several armed service officials.
Sen. Bob Casey is calling for federal officials to release a report on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]