U.S. Army veteran Mary Pratt knows the exact day she came to the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training in Baltimore. On March 24, 2016, after the end of an 8-year marriage and having just lost her job, she ...Read More »
Veterans may soon have easier access to government-paid health care under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday, the government's most sweeping response to date to a public uproar over system-wide problems that have rocked the Veterans Affairs Department.Read More »
A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs.Read More »
A top federal investigator said Monday that the Department of Veterans Affairs is risking patients' health by not fully addressing whistleblower complaints about the quality of care. The VA's acting director responded by launching an agency review.Read More »
WASHINGTON — House and Senate Democrats say they’ll reject a bid by Republicans to reopen portions of the government, including national parks and processing of claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs. They say the entire government should be reopened, ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs says it’s increasing its staff of mental health workers by roughly 1,900. VA Secretary Eric Shinseki announced the plan Thursday, saying the government must make sure all veterans have adequate access to health ...Read More »
As Gov. Martin O'Malley's prepares to travel back to Maryland after 10 days spent drumming up business for the state in Asia, Republican lawmakers are asking for total price tag on the trade mission. "As we are sure you will both agree, in this austere fiscal climate, we must be good stewards of the taxpayer dollar," GOP leaders wrote to Gov. Martin O'Malley and Business and Economic Development Secretary Christian Johansson. The letter was signed by House Minority Leader Anthony J. O'Donnell, R-Calvert and St.Mary's, and the No. 2 Republican in the House, Minority Whip Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, of the Middle Shore.
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